‘Turkish Airlines’ success becomes case study at Harvard

10 February 2016 0

  Europe’s leading carrier Turkish Airlines’ success has become a case study at one of the world’s most prestigious collegial institutions — Harvard Business School (HBS) on Tuesday.  The case study called “Turkish Airlines: Widen Your World” explored the company’s transformation from a regional actor to a global powerhouse in the international aviation industry, and discussed its fast and profitable growth in the sector.  “Forecasts for the sector predict approximately 7 percent passenger and capacity Read More

Turkey: ‘150,000 troops to enter Syria’ reports not true

9 February 2016 0

Recent media reports saying 150,000 troops from Saudi Arabia are to enter Syria via Turkish borders in order to aid in anti-Daesh operations are not true, Turkish Prime Ministry sources said on Monday. Turkey’s bases are open for the coalition forces as part of the fight against Daesh and Ankara is ready for every type of cooperation in this sense, said the sources, who were not named according to Turkish Prime Ministry policy. Several media Read More

Istanbul’s Sultanahmet still draws tourists after attack

4 February 2016 0

Tourists still flock to Turkey’s largest city Istanbul despite the recent suicide bombing at famous Sultanahmet site, which is visited by up to 14 million tourists each year. “Terror is everywhere. The attack did not scare me. It is a part of life,” says Australian Julian Bowmen, speaking to Anadolu Agency in the city’s tourist hub of Sultanahmet, home to the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. “[Friends and family] strongly recommended [that I visit] both Read More

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