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Turkey is in south-eastern Europe and south-western Asia, bordered on the northwest by Bulgaria and Greece, on the north by the Black Sea, on the northeast by Georgia and Armenia, on the east by Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Naxçývan, on the south by Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean Sea, and on the west by the Aegean Sea. The total area of Turkey is 779,452 sq km (300,948 sq mi). The capital is Ankara; Istanbul is the largest city

Latest updates

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

April 28, 2017

On 24Apr2017, Borajet announced that they will temporarily suspend their operations [status change]

December 17, 2016

Doruk Tourism Trade & Industry, was the rotary-wing division of Doruk & established at Antalya in 1994 to transport tourists to historic sites in the local vicinity [added]

July 26, 2016

No information as yet on Rey Airlines [added]

Airlines

ACT Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2005 - 2011

^ Comments :    MyCargo was established in 2003 & started operations on 29Jun2005 as ACT Airlines

^ Genealogy :    ACT Airlines >MyCargo

^ Airline Code : 9T : RUN

Active Air (Active Aero)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1996

^ Comments :    Greenair was founded in 1990 to fly Turkish expatriate workers and tourists from destinations in Germany and Paris, London, Milan and Amsterdam to Turkey. Ceased operations in Dec1994 [ACTIVE AIR was formed in 1995 after GREENAIR had ceased operations]

^ Genealogy :    Greenair +>Active Air

^ Airline Code : -- : AKV

Air Alfa Hava Yollari  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 2001

^ Comments :    Air Alfa Hava Yollari was formed in 1992 & operated charter flights to European destinations. Air Alfa ceased operations in Dec2001 & had its licence revoked on 17Nov2002

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : H7 : LFA

Air Anatolia  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2002

^ Comments :    Air Anatolia was formerly known as GTI Airlines (founded in 1996). Istanbul based charter carrier that ceased operations in 2002

^ Genealogy :    GTI Airlines >Air Anatolia

^ Airline Code : TD : NTL

Air Rose  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1999 - 2000

^ Comments :    Air Rose, founded in 1997, was an operator of B737-300 offering charter flights throughout Europe. Suspended flights in early 2000 and was restarted under the name of Euro Sun

^ Genealogy :    Air Rose >Euro Sun

^ Airline Code :  

Air Turkya  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2011 - 2011

^ Comments :    Airberlin Turkey, a joint venture between Airberlin and Pegasus Airlines, launched operations on 01Nov2011 between Antalya and Stuttgart as Air Turkya. Renamed to airberlin Turkey in 2011. Ceased operations in Mar2013

^ Genealogy :    Air Turkya >airberlin Turkey

^ Airline Code :  

airberlin Turkey  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2011 - 2013

^ Comments :    Airberlin Turkey, a joint venture between Airberlin and Pegasus Airlines, launched operations on 01Nov2011 between Antalya and Stuttgart as Air Turkya. Renamed to airberlin Turkey in 2011. Ceased operations in Mar2013

^ Genealogy :    Air Turkya >airberlin Turkey

^ Airline Code : AB : BER

Airgroup Havacilik   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994* - 1994

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : AGH

Akdeniz Airlines (Air Mediterranean)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1995

^ Comments :    Akdeniz Hava Yollari, which was the official name for Akdeniz Airlines, was founded in 1995. Services began in Jun1995 and by Dec1995 the airline had ceased operations and all three aircraft were returned to the lessors

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : AKD

Albatros Batros Hava Yollari (Air Albatros)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 1996

^ Comments :    Albatros Batros Hava Yollari (Air Albatros) was formed in 1992 & began operations in May1992 with B727-200 to transport German tourists to holiday resorts in Turkey. It ceased operations in Mar1996

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 8Z : ABK

Alpha Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2002

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Anadolu Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1989 - 1989

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Anadolu Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000* - 2001

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

AnadoluJet  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2008 - date

^ Comments :    Turkish Airlines established Anadolujet on 23Apr2008 for lo-cost services. Was rebranded from Turkish Express prior to it starting operations. On 04Sep2008, the airline started international flights connecting Hatay and Ercan International Airport

^ Genealogy :    Turkish Express >AnadoluJet

^ Airline Code : TK : THY

Anex (An Express)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000* - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ANX

Ankair (Anka Air)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2008 - 2008

^ Comments :    World Focus Air was formed in 2005 as Ank Air Rebranded on 24Jan2008 & ceased operations on 21Jul2008 (Subsiduary of Turkish travel agency Ani Tur. Internal and domestic charter services0

^ Genealogy :    World Focus Air >Ankair

^ Airline Code : -- : VVF

Antalya Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Atlas International Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2001 - 2004

^ Comments :    [AtlasGlobal was formed on 14Mar2001 & started operations on 01Jun2001 as Atlas International Airways. Renamed to Atlasjet. Renamed to current name on 31Mar2015. Charter carrier based in Antalya]

^ Genealogy :    Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal

^ Airline Code :  

AtlasGlobal  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :    AtlasGlobal was formed on 14Mar2001 & started operations on 01Jun2001 as Atlas International Airways. Renamed to Atlasjet & then to current name on 31Mar2015. Charter carrier based in Antalya

^ Genealogy :    Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal

^ Airline Code :  

Atlasjet  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2013* - 2015

^ Comments :    [AtlasGlobal was formed on 14Mar2001 & started operations on 01Jun2001 as Atlas International Airways. Renamed to Atlasjet. Renamed to current name on 31Mar2015. Charter carrier based in Antalya ]

^ Genealogy :    Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet >AtlasGlobal

^ Airline Code :  

Atlasjet International Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2004 - 2013*

^ Comments :    [AtlasGlobal was formed on 14Mar2001 & started operations on 01Jun2001 as Atlas International Airways. Renamed to Atlasjet. Renamed to current name on 31Mar2015. Charter carrier based in Antalya ]

^ Genealogy :    Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal

^ Airline Code : KK : KKK

Atlasjet Iraq   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Avia Cargo System (Avia Kargo Havayollari)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994* - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : AVK

Ayjet   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2008)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

BAL (BAL Havayolları)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1977* - 1981

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Baron Air Cargo   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2004 - 2004

^ Comments :    ULS Airlines Cargo started operations in 2004 as Baron Air Cargo. Renamed to Kuzu Cargo Airlines in 2004 & was rebranded to current name on 03Jul2009

^ Genealogy :    Baron Air Cargo >Kuzu Cargo Airlines >ULS Airlines Cargo

^ Airline Code :  

Bata Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2002

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

BestAir   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2006 - 2010

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 5F : BST

Birgenair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988 - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : KT : BHY

Blue Line Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1992* - 1992*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bogazici Air Transport (Bosphorus Air Transport)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987 - 1989

^ Comments :    Boğaziçi Hava Taşımacılığı (Bogazici Air Transport) was formed in 1986 as a cargo and passenger carrier

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : PQ : BHT

Bora Jet Exclusive Charter   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2008* - 2010

^ Comments :    BoraJet was formed in 2008 as Bora Jet Exclusive Charter

^ Genealogy :    Bora Jet Exclusive Charter >BoraJet

^ Airline Code :  

BoraJet  updated

^ Status :           Restarting

^ Dates :           2010 - 2017

^ Comments :    BoraJet was formed in 2008 as Bora Jet Exclusive Charter & started operations on 07May2010. Initially linked 11 destinations with a fleet of four ATR72-500s. On 24Apr2017, the company announced that they will temporarily suspend their operations and 30,000 existing flight reservations would be transferred to Turkish Airlines. The reason for this suspension was declared by BoraJet as restructuring process to prepare itself for Istanbul’s new airport

^ Genealogy :    Bora Jet Exclusive Charter >BoraJet

^ Airline Code : BJ : BRJ

Bosphorus Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 1994

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 6Z : BSP

Bosphorus European Airways (BEA)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2004

^ Comments :    Bosphorus European Airways (BEA) was a charter airline operating services between Turkey and Western Europe. Ceased operations.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : BHY

Bursa Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1977 - 1981

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : WL : ---

CAT (Cargo Air Transport)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CAT Cargo Air Transport   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1997

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : DZ : KET

Cebiair   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1998*)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Corendon  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005 - date

^ Comments :    Corendon was founded in Nov2004 with flight operations starting in Apr2005. Low-cost carrier out of Istanbul

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 7H : CAI

Dardanel Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 1999

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : DRD

DHY (Devlet Hava Yollari)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1938 - 1956

^ Comments :    THY was formed in Ankara as Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi on 20May1933 and began operations on 15Aug1933. Renamed to DHY (Devlet Hava Yollari) in 1938

^ Genealogy :    Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi >DHY >THY (Turkish Airlines)

^ Airline Code :  

Dogus Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998* - 2000

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Doruk Tourism Trade & Industry   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1994* - 2000*

^ Comments :    Doruk Tourism Trade & Industry was founded 1994. It was the rotary-wing division of Doruk & established at Antalya in 1994 to transport tourists to historic sites in the local vicinity. Additional cargo and passenger charters are also undertaken as contracted

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ekspress Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 1999

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

EuroSun (Euro Sun)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000 - 2001

^ Comments :    Air Rose, founded in 1997, was an operator of B737-300 offering charter flights throughout Europe. Suspended flights in early 2000 and was restarted under the name of Euro Sun

^ Genealogy :    Air Rose >Euro Sun

^ Airline Code :  

Express Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2001)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fly Air (FlyAir)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2007

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : F2 : FLM

FreeBird Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2001 - date

^ Comments :    FreeBird Airlines was established in Jun2000 & started operations with a service between Istanbul and Lyon on 05Apr2001. It operates holiday charter flights to Europe, Israel and Lebanon from Turkish holiday resorts.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : FH : FHY

Global Air Cargo   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 1999

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : GLH

Golden Horn Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1990* - 1994*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Golden International Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2007 - 2007

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : GTC

Greenair  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1990 - 1994

^ Comments :    Greenair was founded in 1990 to fly Turkish expatriate workers and tourists from destinations in Germany and Paris, London, Milan and Amsterdam to Turkey. Ceased operations in Dec1994 [ACTIVE AIR was formed in 1995 after GREENAIR had ceased operations]

^ Genealogy :    Greenair +>Active Air

^ Airline Code : WK : GRN

GTI Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1996 - 1999

^ Comments :    Air Anatolia was formerly known as GTI Airlines (founded in 1996). Istanbul based charter carrier that ceased operations in 2002

^ Genealogy :    GTI Airlines >Air Anatolia

^ Airline Code :  

Guven Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999* - 2000

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Han Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1997 - 1997

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi (State Airlines Administration)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1933 - 1938

^ Comments :    THY was formed in Ankara as Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi on 20May1933 and began operations on 15Aug1933. Renamed to DHY (Devlet Hava Yollari) in 1938

^ Genealogy :    Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi >DHY >THY (Turkish Airlines)

^ Airline Code :  

Holiday Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : HW : HLD

Holland Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1996

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Imsik   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988 - 1988

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Inter Airlines (Inter Express)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2008

^ Comments :    Inter Airlines was founded in Dec1999 & started operations on 04Apr2002 on charter flights between Turkey and European destinations. Ceased operations on 18Nov2008. Fully owned by Birce Tours

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 6K : INX

Istair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 1988

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Istanbul Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 2000

^ Comments :    Istanbul Airlines was a scheduled and charter passenger services. License revoked in 2000 by Turkish Authorities. It had MARMARA AIR merge in prior to it's start

^ Genealogy :    >Istanbul Airlines

^ Airline Code : IL : IST

Izair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

^ Comments :    Izair was formed in 2005 as Izmir Hava Yollari & started operations on 14Jun2006

^ Genealogy :    Izmir Hava Yollari >Izair

^ Airline Code : H9 : IZM

Izmir Hava Yollari   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2006 - 2006

^ Comments :    Izmir Hava Yollari was founded in 2005 & renamed to Izair in 2006

^ Genealogy :    Izmir Hava Yollari >Izair

^ Airline Code : -- : IZM

Karadeniz Hava Yollari   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1980* - 1996

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : AZG

Kuzu Cargo Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2004 - 2009

^ Comments :    ULS Airlines Cargo started operations in 2004 as Baron Air Cargo. Renamed to Kuzu Cargo Airlines in 2004 & was rebranded to current name on 03Jul2009

^ Genealogy :    Baron Air Cargo >Kuzu Cargo Airlines >ULS Airlines Cargo

^ Airline Code : GO : KZU

MacStar   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2010* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Marin Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Marmara Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (1986)

^ Comments :    Istanbul Airlines had Marmara Air merge in prior to it's start

^ Genealogy :    Marmara Air >>Istanbul Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Mas Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1995

^ Comments :    Mas Air was founded in Istanbul in late 1994

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

MMM Aero Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1997 - 2002*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

MNG Airlines (MNG Kargo)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1997 - date

^ Comments :    MNG Airlines started operations on 30Nov1997

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : MB : MNB

MyCARGO   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ Comments :    MyCARGO was established in 2003 & started operations on 29Jun2005 as ACT Airlines

^ Genealogy :    ACT Airlines >MyCargo

^ Airline Code : 9T : RUN

Nesu Air  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 1989

^ Comments :    Nesu Air started as a an air-taxi operator in 1983 and moved into airline operation in 1988. Flew DC3 aircraft on nostalgic flights out of Antalya and Capadocia until the airline went out of business in 1989

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Noble Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1989 - 1991

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Onur Air (Onur Havayolları Taşımacılık)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1992 - date

^ Comments :    Onur Air was established on 14Apr1992 & first flight on 14May1992 to the Ercan Airport in Northern Republic of Cyprus. International and regional scheduled passenger and cargo carrier out of Istanbul Ataturk International

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 8Q : OHY

Orex (Orbit Express Airlines)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003 - 2007

^ Comments :    Orex (Orbit Express Airlines) was formed in Feb2003 & began operations in Apr2003. Cargo carrier initially operating between Istanbul and Dubai + Ostend

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : OA : OAC

Orex Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2008)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Oriental Express   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2001)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pan Havacilik   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2006

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : PHT

Park Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pegasus Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1990 - date

^ Comments :    Net and Silkar, partnered with Aer Lingus to create an inclusive tour charter airline called Pegasus Airlines on 01Dec1989 and services were inaugurated on 15Apr1990. Charter airline providing holiday flights to Turkey from various points in northern Europe.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : PC : PGT

Rey Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016* - date

^ Comments :    No information as yet on Rey Airlines

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Rose Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 1998

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Saga Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2013

^ Comments :    Saga Airlines was formed in 2004 & started operations in Jun2004. It was owned by Abdulkadir Kolot. Saga Airlines ceased its operations in May2013

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : H3 : SGX

Seabird Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2012 - 2015

^ Comments :    Seabird Airlines was founded on 11Feb2010 by company chairman Kursad Arusan. Awarded its AOC on 14Feb2012 & launched services on 28Jun2012. It ceased operations in Jun2015, citing financial difficulties, most likely driven by a drop in wealthy Russian tourists

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sky Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2001 - 2013

^ Comments :    Sky Airlines operations started on 12Apr2001. Filed for bankruptcy and ceased all flight operations on 04Jun2013

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : ZY : SHY

Sonmez Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1984 - 2005

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Star Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2008 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : Z3 : STM

Sultan Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1989 - 1997

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Sultan Air

^ Airline Code : KJ : SUT

SunExpress Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1990 - date

^ Comments :    SunExpress was founded as a joint venture between Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa on 11Sep1989. Launched services on 04Apr1990 with a flight from Nuremburg to Antalya

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : XQ : SXS

Sunways Intersun Havacilik   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995* - 1997

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : IS : SWW

Tailwind Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2009 - date

^ Comments :    Tailwind Airlines was founded in 2006 but started operations on 12May2009. International charter passenger services out of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : TW : TWI

Talia Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987* - 1988

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Tarhan Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2007 - 2007

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Tarhan Air

^ Airline Code :  

Tarhan Tower Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2006 - 2007

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : TTH

Tayfunair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Tepe Hava Cilik   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002* - 2002*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

THK (Turk Hava Kurumu)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : THK

THK Cargo Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

THT (Turk Hava Tasimaciligi)  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1989 - 1993

^ Comments :    THT (Turk Hava Tasimaciligi) was absorbed into THY [THY was formed in Ankara as HAVA YOLLARI DEVLET ISLETMESI IDARESI and began operations with an Isyanbul-Eskisehir-Ankara services. The name was changed to DHY (Devlet Hava Yollari) in 1938 and absorbed THT in 1993. National carrier of Turkey. International and regional passenger and cargo airline]

^ Genealogy :    THT (Turk Hava Tasimaciligi) >>THY (Turkish Airlines)

^ Airline Code :  

Top Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1990* - 2002

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Torosair (Toros Airways)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987 - 1989

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : CN : TAU

Trans Anatolian Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Trans-Asia Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 1998

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

TRUVA   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

TT Airlines (Tarhan Tower Airlines)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2006 - 2007

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Tarhan Air

^ Airline Code :  

TUR European Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988 - 1994

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : YI : TUR

Turkish Airlines (THY)  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1956 - date

^ Comments :    THY was formed in Ankara as HAVA YOLLARI DEVLET ISLETMESI IDARESI on 20May1933 and began operations on 15Aug1933 with an Isyanbul-Eskisehir-Ankara services. The name was changed to DHY (Devlet Hava Yollari) in 1938 and absorbed THT in 1993. National carrier of Turkey. International and regional passenger and cargo airline

^ Genealogy :    Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi >DHY >THY (Turkish Airlines)

^ Airline Code : TK : THY

Turkish Airlines Cargo   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Turkish Express  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :    Turkish Airlines established Anadolujet on 23Apr2008 for lo-cost services. Was rebranded from Turkish Express prior to it starting operations. On 04Sep2008, the airline started international flights connecting Hatay and Ercan International Airport

^ Genealogy :    Turkish Express >AnadoluJet

^ Airline Code :  

TurkJet   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2003)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Turkol   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Turkuaz   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2008 - 2010

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : TRK

ULS Airlines Cargo   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2009 - date

^ Comments :    ULS Airlines Cargo started operations in 2004 as Baron Air Cargo. Renamed to Kuzu Cargo Airlines in 2004 & was rebranded to current name on 03Jul2009

^ Genealogy :    Baron Air Cargo >Kuzu Cargo Airlines >ULS Airlines Cargo

^ Airline Code : GO : KZU

United European Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

UPS (Uensped Paket Servisi)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2006

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Van Way Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2011)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

VIP-Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1991 - 1991

^ Comments :    VIP-Air was launched by Sultan Air and was absorbed into the parent airline after a short while

^ Genealogy :    VIP-Air >>Sultan Air

^ Airline Code :  

World Focus Airline   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2005 - 2008

^ Comments :    World Focus Air was formed in 2005 as Ank Air Rebranded on 24Jan2008 & ceased operations on 21Jul2008 Subsiduary of Turkish travel agency Ani Tur. Internal and domestic charter services

^ Genealogy :    World Focus Air >Ankair

^ Airline Code : -- : VVF

Yesilkus Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2005)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :