Turkish Airlines has put the Airbus A380 back into its fleet expansion plans and is in talks with leasing companies to take on up to four units. The airline’s vast order book for new widebody aircraft does not include A380s, but Chief Executive Temel Kotil has indicated to Aviation Week that the carrier now has enough traffic to start operating the aircraft on several high-density routes from its hub at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. “The leasing companies are making their offers to us ...


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