Turkish Airlines Finalises Order for 15 777-300ERs

Boeing and Turkish Airlines have finalised a firm order for 15 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft, worth $4.7 billion at list prices.  The agreement includes options for five additional 777-300ERs and is the largest order by value in the carrier’s history.
Turkish Airlines’ fleet currently includes 12 777-300ERs, the first of which was delivered in October 2010.
Todd Nelp, VP of European Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, commented:  “In recent years, Turkish Airlines has been incredibly successful in providing its passengers with outstanding service to a growing range of international destinations.  The exceptional performance of the 777-300ER, with its excellent fuel economics, reliability and passenger comfort, has been a cornerstone for Turkish Airlines’ continued growth.”
Seating up to 386 passengers in a three-class configuration, the aircraft has a maximum range of 7,930 nautical miles (14,685km).
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