Turkish Airlines: Recognized as the ‘Most Sustainable Flag Carrier Airline’ for the Second Consecutive Year

July 9, 2023

Key Takeaways:

  • Turkish Airlines, as a global representative of Türkiye, has been named the ‘Most Sustainable Flag Carrier Airline’ in World Finance’s Sustainability Awards 2023, marking the second consecutive year the airline has received this recognition.
  • The aviation industry faces significant challenges in combating climate change, and Turkish Airlines continues to take substantial steps to address these challenges. The company is dedicated to providing a sustainable travel experience, which includes initiatives such as the voluntary carbon offset platform CO2mission, the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), in-flight sustainable products, waste management, and digitalization projects.
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines, highlighted the company’s commitment to digitization and its goal of being among the top three airlines globally in terms of digitization within three years. He also emphasized Turkish Airlines’ plan to become a ‘Carbon Neutral Airline in 2050’ and the expansion of the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel as part of their climate change combat strategy.

Turkish Airlines in World Finance and World News Media

Turkish Airlines’ achievements in sustainability have been featured in World Finance magazine’s summer issue. World Finance, published by World News Media, is a leading publisher of high-quality financial and business magazines with a global distribution network that reaches prominent decision-makers worldwide.

About Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines, established in 1933, has grown to become a Star Alliance member with a fleet of 418 aircraft (passenger and cargo) serving 344 destinations worldwide across 129 countries. The airline aims to become carbon-neutral by 2050 and has implemented numerous operational optimization projects since 2008 to reduce its carbon footprint. Turkish Airlines saved 57,581 tonnes of fuel in 2022 alone, resulting in a reduction of 181,379 tonnes of greenhouse gases.

To learn more about Turkish Airlines’ sustainable operations, readers can access the Summer 2023 edition of World Finance magazine, available in print, on tablets, and online.

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