Turkish Airlines has ordered 5 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft
Today, 22 July 2013, Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced the firm order for another 5 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Their value amounts to 1.6 billion dollars, at list price.
The option for the 5 aircraft was announced in December 2012, when Turkish placed a firm order for 15 777-300ER units. And by confirming the 5, Turkish Airlines now has 20 of 777-300ER aircraft commissioned by Boeing.
Currently, the Turkish Airlines fleet includes 12 777-300ER, the first being delivered in October 2010. During this time, 777-300ER has played an important role in modernizing and growing Turkish Airlines, especially on long haul routes.
777-300ER Turkish Airlines can accommodate up to 386 passengers in a three-class configuration and has a maximum flight radius of 14,685 km.
Currently, Turkish Airlines flies to 235 from destinations in 100 countries. In March 2013, the Turkish carrier received the 100 aircraft delivered by Boeing and has 737 Next Generation and 777-300ER aircraft in its fleet. With today's announcement, Turkish Airlines is commanding over 100 Boeing aircraft, including 737 Next Generation, 737 MAX and 777-300ER.