Boeing, Turkish Airlines Finalize Order for 15 777-300ERs

          Boeing, Turkish Airlines Finalize Order for 15 777-300ERs

Largest order by value in Turkish Airlines history

PR Newswire

ISTANBUL, Dec. 10, 2012

ISTANBUL, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Turkish Airlines
have finalized a firm order for 15 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes worth
$4.7 billion at list prices. The agreement, first announced in October as a
commitment, also includes options for five additional 777-300ERs and is the
largest order by value in Turkish Airlines' history.

Turkish Airlines' fleet currently includes 12 777-300ERs, the first of which
Boeing delivered in October 2010. Over the past two years, these airplanes
have formed the backbone of Turkish Airlines' long-haul operations. This
latest order will enable the Turkish flag-carrier to continue to serve new
destinations worldwide.

"This latest order from Turkish Airlines is testament to the key role the 777
has played in the carrier's long-haul route expansion," said Todd Nelp, vice
president of European Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "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."

The 777-300ER seats up to 386 passengers in a three-class configuration and
has a maximum range of 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 km).

Turkish Airlines currently operates a fleet that includes nearly 100 Boeing
airplanes and serves more than 200 destinations across 90 countries worldwide.

Daniel Mosely
European Communications
+44 (0)20-8235-5665


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