The first Boeing 787-9 Turkish Airlines was delivered (video)
On 25 June 2019, the first Boeing 787-9 Turkish Airlines (TC-LLA) was delivered. It is part of an 30 order of 787 Dreamliner aircraft (25 farms + optional 5). They will be delivered during the 2019 - 2023 period.
Turkish Airlines will introduce the new 787-9 Dreamliner on long-haul flights on its network. We remind you that Turkish Airlines has the largest operational network, flying to 311 destinations from 124 countries.
Boeing 787-9 Turkish Airlines
Even in Romania, Turkish Airlines flies to 3 destinations: Bucharest; Cluj-Napoca and Constanța. Today, Turkish Airlines has celebrated 26 years of flights to / from Henri Coanda International Airport, Bucharest.
Returning to Boeing 787-9 Turkish Airlines, it can carry up to 300 passengers. It is configured in 2 classes, with 270 seats in Economy and 30 seats in Business. It has a flight range of up to 14140 kilometers.
The first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will operate the first commercial flight on July 8, on the Istanbul - Antalya route. And the first international commercial flight will be operated on 17 July, on the Istanbul - Denpasar (Bali) route. Following that it gradually flies to other destinations, such as: London, Dubai, Washington DC, New York, Atlanta, Mexico City, Cancun, Amsterdam, Delhi, Panama and Bogota.
By the end of August, 6 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will arrive in the Turkish Airlines fleet. A new chapter begins in the development and modernization of the Turkish carrier fleet.