Turkish Airlines 737-800. By Rob Finlayson Turkish Airlines’ (TK) massive long-haul fleet expansion created instability throughout the network, CEO Temel Kotil told ATW in a recent interview. But, after nearly doubling its long-haul fleet to 36 aircraft from 2010, the carrier synchronized its network, he said. “We took several measures,” Kotil said, noting that after the crisis in the Middle East/North Africa, from the first quarter on, things “did not go ...

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