Turkish Airlines seals the deal with Airbus and Rolls-Royce – All systems go!

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Turkish Airlines inks deal with Airbus, Rolls-Royce

Turkish Airlines sealed a deal in Istanbul with Airbus and Rolls-Royce, heralding a substantial economic injection of 20 billion U.S. dollars, local media reported on Tuesday, reported Xinhua.

The Turkish flag airline secured the acquisition of a total of 230 aircraft, including 150 A321neo and 80 A350 planes from Airbus, and finalized a deal with Rolls-Royce for the provision of aircraft engines, according to the Sabah Daily.

According to the agreement, Turkish Airlines stipulated that significant components of both the aircraft and their engines must be produced in Türkiye, the daily said.

"The deal makes Turkish Airlines the world's largest operator of the Trent XWB, which powers the Airbus A350, and included an order for 120 Trent XWB-84 engines and 40 Trent XWB-97 engines," Rolls-Royce said in a statement on its website.

In line with the deal, Rolls-Royce will embark on exploring various industrial initiatives in Türkiye, which may include the potential establishment of a Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul operation, it added.

Turkish Airlines currently has 454 aircraft in its fleet, according to its website.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

7 Comments
  1. EmilyJohnson says

    Wow, this is incredible news! Will this deal lead to more job opportunities in Türkiye?

    1. MarcusSmith says

      Indeed, this deal will create numerous job opportunities in Türkiye, especially in manufacturing and aviation sectors. It’s a significant boost to the economy and will likely have a positive ripple effect in the job market.

  2. SamanthaSmith says

    I believe this deal is a significant milestone for Turkish Airlines, enhancing their fleet and playing a crucial role in boosting the country’s economy. It’s great to see the focus on local production, which will further contribute to the growth and development of Türkiye’s aviation industry.

  3. RebeccaJohnson says

    What a strategic move by Turkish Airlines! This deal not only boosts the local economy but also enhances the airline’s fleet significantly. Looking forward to seeing the positive impact of this collaboration with Airbus and Rolls-Royce on both the aviation industry and Turkey as a whole.

  4. EmilySmith says

    It’s incredible to see Turkish Airlines making such a massive move with Airbus and Rolls-Royce! This deal will undoubtedly boost the country’s economy and pave the way for exciting new developments in the aviation industry. Kudos to Turkish Airlines for their visionary approach!

  5. JennySmith89 says

    How will this deal impact Turkish Airlines’ routes and services for passengers? Do they plan to expand their network with these new aircraft?

  6. RebeccaTaylor says

    What an impressive move by Turkish Airlines! This deal with Airbus and Rolls-Royce will surely boost the country’s aviation industry and economy. Exciting times ahead for the airline and Türkiye! 👍

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