Onur to add to fleet as tourism recovers

Dünya Executive - - OVERVIEW -

Budget airline Onur Air plans to acquire six or seven Airbus aircraft by the end of next year to meet growing demand, its chief executive said, as Turkey’s ailing tourism industry sees a gradual recovery. Teoman Tosun told Reuters there were signs of improvemen­t in the industry after a difficult year in 2016. Foreign tourist arrivals to Turkey fell 30 percent last year due to security concerns and a political row with Russia. “We may add six to seven more planes to our fleet, two of them wide-body

... They will all be Airbus. We will start in August 2017 and continue in 2018,” he said in an interview Wednesday.

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