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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 Naxçıvan, 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

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Country aircraft registration code = TC

27 Jan 2018

Rota Air was established as an FBO at Istanbul in 1995, Rota also operated executive and small group passenger charters. Based out of Ataturk Airport [added]

23 Jan 2018

Türkmenair [added], founded in 2008 (Istanbul Atatürk), rebranded itself as JetGlobe [added] (Istanbul Atatürk) in an effort to better reflect its global positioning

25 Nov 2017

Genel Havacilik is a private and business charter carrier based out of Istanbul Atatürk/Yesilköy International (IST) [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

ACT Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2011
Airline Code : 9T : RUN
Genealogy : ACT Airlines >MyCargo
Comments : MyCargo was established in 2003 & started operations on 29Jun2005 as ACT Airlines

Active Air (Active Aero)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : AKV
Genealogy : Greenair +>Active Air
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]

Air Alfa Hava Yollari  last update: 19Jan2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2001
Airline Code : H7 : LFA
Genealogy : Air Alpha +>Alpha Air
Comments : Air Alfa Hava Yollari was formed in 1992 & operated charter flights to European destinations. Air Alfa ceased operations in Dec2001. The airline restarted in 2002 under the name 'Alpha Airlines', but this was quickly forgotten as it ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy & had its licence revoked on 17Nov2002

Air Anatolia  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2002
Airline Code : TD : NTL
Genealogy : GTI Airlines >Air Anatolia
Comments : Air Anatolia was formerly known as GTI Airlines (founded in 1996). Istanbul based charter carrier that ceased operations in 2002

Air Rose  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Rose >Euro Sun
Comments : Air Rose, founded in 1997, was an operator of B.737-300 offering charter flights throughout Europe. Suspended flights in early 2000 and was restarted under the name of Euro Sun

Air Turkya  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2011 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Turkya >airberlin Turkey
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

airberlin Turkey  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2013
Airline Code : AB : BER
Genealogy : Air Turkya >airberlin Turkey
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

Airgroup Havacilik  last update:

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : AGH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Akdeniz Airlines (Air Mediterranean)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : AKD
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Albatros Batros Hava Yollari (Air Albatros)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1996
Airline Code : 8Z : ABK
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Alpha Air  last update: 19Jan2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Airline Code : H7 : LFA
Genealogy : Air Alpha +>Alpha Air
Comments : [Air Alfa Hava Yollari was formed in 1992 & operated charter flights to European destinations. Air Alfa ceased operations in Dec2001. The airline restarted in 2002 under the name 'Alpha Airlines', but this was quickly forgotten as it ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy & had its licence revoked on 17Nov2002]

Anadolu Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Anadolu Express   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

AnadoluJet  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : TK : THY
Genealogy : Turkish Express >AnadoluJet
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

Anex (An Express)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ANX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Ankair (Anka Air)  last update: 23Jan2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : VVF
Genealogy : World Focus Air >Ankair
Comments : AnkAir was formed in 2005 as World Focus Air Started operations on 27Sep2005. Rebranded on 24Jan2008 & ceased operations on 21Jul2008 after it lost its operating certificate. Turkish aviation regulations require a minimum of three aircraft per carrier to retain an air operator certificate and Ankair only operated two MD-83s (Subsiduary of Turkish travel agency Ani Tur. Internal and domestic charter services) : ----- < Aircraft utilised: A.310, MD83 >

Antalya Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Atlas International Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal
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]

AtlasGlobal  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal
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

Atlasjet  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2013* - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet >AtlasGlobal
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 ]

Atlasjet International Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2013*
Airline Code : KK : KKK
Genealogy : Atlas International Airways >Atlasjet International Airways >Atlasjet Airlines >AtlasGlobal
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 ]

Atlasjet Iraq   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Avia Cargo System (Avia Kargo Havayollari)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : AVK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Ayjet   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

BAL (BAL Havayolları)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977* - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Baron Air Cargo   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Baron Air Cargo >Kuzu Cargo Airlines >ULS Airlines Cargo
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

Bata Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

BestAir   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2010
Airline Code : 5F : BST
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Birgenair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1996
Airline Code : KT : BHY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Blue Line Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1992* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Bogazici Air Transport (Bosphorus Air Transport)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1989
Airline Code : PQ : BHT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Boğaziçi Hava Taşımacılığı (Bogazici Air Transport) was formed in 1986 as a cargo and passenger carrier

Bora Jet Exclusive Charter  last update: 27Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008* - 2010
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Bora Jet Exclusive Charter >BoraJet
Comments : [BoraJet was formed in 2008 as Bora Jet Exclusive Charter & started operations on 07May2010. Awarded a regional air operations licence and began regular operations on 07May2010. Initially linked 11 destinations with a fleet of four ATR72-500s. On 20Dec2010 the airline began operating domestic wet-lease services on behalf of Anadolu Jet using two of its ATR72 aircraft. 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]

BoraJet  last update: 27Nov2017

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2010 - 2017
Airline Code : BJ : BRJ
Genealogy : Bora Jet Exclusive Charter >BoraJet
Comments : BoraJet was formed in 2008 as Bora Jet Exclusive Charter & started operations on 07May2010. Awarded a regional air operations licence and began regular operations on 07May2010. Initially linked 11 destinations with a fleet of four ATR72-500s. On 20Dec2010 the airline began operating domestic wet-lease services on behalf of Anadolu Jet using two of its ATR72 aircraft. 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

Bosphorus Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1994
Airline Code : 6Z : BSP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Bosphorus European Airways (BEA)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : BHY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Bosphorus European Airways (BEA) was a charter airline operating services between Turkey and Western Europe. Ceased operations.

Bursa Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1981
Airline Code : WL : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

CAT (Cargo Air Transport)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

CAT Cargo Air Transport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1997
Airline Code : DZ : KET
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Cebiair   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1998*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Corendon  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : 7H : CAI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Corendon was founded in Nov2004 with flight operations starting in Apr2005. Low-cost carrier out of Istanbul

Dardanel Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : DRD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

DHY (Devlet Hava Yollari)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1938 - 1956
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi >DHY >THY (Turkish Airlines)
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

Dogus Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Doruk Tourism Trade & Industry   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1994* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Ekspress Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

EuroSun (Euro Sun)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Rose >Euro Sun
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

Express Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Fly Air (FlyAir)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2007
Airline Code : F2 : FLM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

FreeBird Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Airline Code : FH : FHY
Genealogy : Nil tree
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.

Genel Havacilik  added: 25Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1981* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Genel Havacilik is a private and business charter carrier based out of Istanbul Atatürk/Yesilköy International (IST). Genel Havacilik was established as Turkey’s first private aircraft charter company in 1981 with a Cessna 310 and Piper Navajo. Later in 1985 company extended its flight operations with Bell 206 helicopters

Global Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : GLH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Golden Horn Aviation  last update: 03Feb2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 1994*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: B.707-300 >

Golden International Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : GTC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Greenair  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1990 - 1994
Airline Code : WK : GRN
Genealogy : Greenair +>Active Air
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 : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? > [ACTIVE AIR was formed in 1995 after GREENAIR had ceased operations]

GTI Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1996 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : GTI Airlines >Air Anatolia
Comments : Air Anatolia was formerly known as GTI Airlines (founded in 1996). Istanbul based charter carrier that ceased operations in 2002

Guven Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Han Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi (State Airlines Administration)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1933 - 1938
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi >DHY >THY (Turkish Airlines)
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

Holiday Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1996
Airline Code : HW : HLD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Holland Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Imsik   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Inter Airlines (Inter Express)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2008
Airline Code : 6K : INX
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Istair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Istanbul Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 2000
Airline Code : IL : IST
Genealogy : >Istanbul Airlines
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

Izair   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Airline Code : H9 : IZM
Genealogy : Izmir Hava Yollari >Izair
Comments : Izair was formed in 2005 as Izmir Hava Yollari & started operations on 14Jun2006

Izmir Hava Yollari   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : IZM
Genealogy : Izmir Hava Yollari >Izair
Comments : Izmir Hava Yollari was founded in 2005 & renamed to Izair in 2006

JetGlobe  added: 23Jan2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2018 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Türkmenair >JetGlobe
Comments : Türkmenair, founded in 2008 (Istanbul Atatürk), rebranded itself as JetGlobe (Istanbul Atatürk) in an effort to better reflect its global positioning

Karadeniz Hava Yollari   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : AZG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Kuzu Cargo Airlines   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2004 - 2009
Airline Code : GO : KZU
Genealogy : Baron Air Cargo >Kuzu Cargo Airlines >ULS Airlines Cargo
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

MacStar   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Marin Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Marmara Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(1986)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Marmara Air >>Istanbul Airlines
Comments : Istanbul Airlines had Marmara Air merge in prior to it's start

Mas Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mas Air was founded in Istanbul in late 1994

MC Aviation  added: 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : MC Aviation Partners Inc. (together with its subsidiaries collectively, “MCAP”) is the aircraft leasing and trading arm of Mitsubishi Corporation. It has applied to the Turkish civil aviation regulator (Sivil Havacılık Genel Müdürlüğü - SHGM) for an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) as it prepares to enter the business charter market niche

MMM Aero Services   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1997 - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

MNG Airlines (MNG Kargo)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1997 - date
Airline Code : MB : MNB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : MNG Airlines started operations on 30Nov1997

MyCARGO   

Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : 9T : RUN
Genealogy : ACT Airlines >MyCargo
Comments : MyCARGO was established in 2003 & started operations on 29Jun2005 as ACT Airlines

Nesu Air  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Noble Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Onur Air (Onur Havayolları Taşımacılık)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : 8Q : OHY
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Orex (Orbit Express Airlines)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2007
Airline Code : OA : OAC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Orex (Orbit Express Airlines) was formed in Feb2003 & began operations in Apr2003. Cargo carrier initially operating between Istanbul and Dubai + Ostend

Orex Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Oriental Express   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Pan Havacilik   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : PHT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Park Express  last update:

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Pegasus Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1990 - date
Airline Code : PC : PGT
Genealogy : Nil tree
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.

Rey Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No information as yet on Rey Airlines

Rose Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Rota Air  added: 27Jan2018

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1995* - 1996*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ROTA AIR was established as an FBO at Istanbul in 1995, Rota also operated executive and small group passenger charters. Based out of Ataturk Airport : ----- < Aircraft utilised: Cessna 560 Citation V, C-650 Citation VII >

Saga Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2013
Airline Code : H3 : SGX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Saga Airlines was formed in 2004 & started operations in Jun2004. It was owned by Abdulkadir Kolot. Saga Airlines ceased its operations in May2013

Seabird Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Sky Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2013
Airline Code : ZY : SHY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sky Airlines operations started on 12Apr2001. Filed for bankruptcy and ceased all flight operations on 04Jun2013

Sonmez Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Star Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : Z3 : STM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Sultan Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1997
Airline Code : KJ : SUT
Genealogy : Sultan Air
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

SunExpress Airlines   

Status : Active

Dates :

1990 - date
Airline Code : XQ : SXS
Genealogy : Nil tree
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

Sunways Intersun Havacilik   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 1997
Airline Code : IS : SWW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Tailwind Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : TW : TWI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tailwind Airlines was founded in 2006 but started operations on 12May2009. International charter passenger services out of Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International

Talia Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987* - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Tarhan Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Tarhan Air
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Tarhan Tower Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : TTH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Tayfunair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Tepe Hava Cilik   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

THK (Turk Hava Kurumu)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : THK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

THK Cargo Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

THT (Turk Hava Tasimaciligi)  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1989 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : THT (Turk Hava Tasimaciligi) >>THY (Turkish Airlines)
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]

Top Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Torosair (Toros Airways)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1989
Airline Code : CN : TAU
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Trans Anatolian Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Trans-Asia Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

TRUVA   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

TT Airlines (Tarhan Tower Airlines)   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2006 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Tarhan Air
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

TUR European Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 1994
Airline Code : YI : TUR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Turkish Airlines (THY)  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1956 - date
Airline Code : TK : THY
Genealogy : Hava Yollari Devlet Isletmesi Idaresi >DHY >THY (Turkish Airlines)
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

Turkish Airlines Cargo   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Turkish Express  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Turkish Express >AnadoluJet
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

TurkJet   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Türkmenair  added: 23Jan2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008* - 2018
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Türkmenair >JetGlobe
Comments : Türkmenair, founded in 2008 (Istanbul Atatürk), rebranded itself as JetGlobe (Istanbul Atatürk) in an effort to better reflect its global positioning

Turkol   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Turkuaz   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2010
Airline Code : -- : TRK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

ULS Airlines Cargo   

Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : GO : KZU
Genealogy : Baron Air Cargo >Kuzu Cargo Airlines >ULS Airlines Cargo
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

United European Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

UPS (Uensped Paket Servisi)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

Van Way Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >

VIP-Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : VIP-Air >>Sultan Air
Comments : VIP-Air was launched by Sultan Air and was absorbed into the parent airline after a short while

World Focus Airline  last update: 23Jan2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : VVF
Genealogy : World Focus Air >Ankair
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: A.310, MD83 > [Ank Air was formed in 2005 as World Focus Air Started operations on 27Sep2005. Rebranded on 24Jan2008 & ceased operations on 21Jul2008 after it lost its operating certificate. Turkish aviation regulations require a minimum of three aircraft per carrier to retain an air operator certificate and Ankair only operated two MD-83s (Subsiduary of Turkish travel agency Ani Tur. Internal and domestic charter services)]

Yesilkus Airlines   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >