Turkish Airlines in discussions with Airbus to order 355 planes

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Turkish Airlines spoke on Saturday with the European aircraft manufacturer Airbus to discuss a potential order for 355 new planessaid the government press agency Anadolu.

During the meeting, held in Istanbul, representatives of Turkish Airlines discussed the purchase of 75 wide-body aircraft A350-900 and 15 wide-body aircraft A350-1000as well as 250 single-aisle aircraft A321neo and five cargo planes A350-Fin addition to the 10 A350-900 for which conditions have already been agreed.

If the parties agree, this order will be the largest in the history of the Turkish national airline. In May, Turkish Airlines Chairman Ahmet Bolat said his airline planned to order a total of 600 new aircraft, which would be delivered within 10 years. Part of the order would be optional and the final order would depend on a decision by the government in Ankara.

Representatives of Turkish Airlines also held talks with British engine manufacturer Rolls Royce for engine maintenance services and spare engines for the A350 jumbo jet, the agency added. Anadolu.

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