Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil said the carrier is investing heavily in growth as it prepares to join Star Alliance next year. "We are adding about 20 new aircraft this year and will reach a fleet size of 100 by the end of 2007," he told ATWOnline. New aircraft and onboard product upgrades are part of THY's effort to upgrade its image. It also will increase its advertising spend considerably. Kotil said it has budgeted $50 million for advertising this year and $70 million in 2008. It ...

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