During Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to New York for the United Nations General Assembly, Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced a commitment to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. In addition to this order commitment, Boeing and the Turkish government also announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, which is designed to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry, in conjunction with the targets set by Turkey’s Vision 2023, and strengthen Boeing’s presence in the market. The initiative outlines a strategic framework that aligns Boeing investment and programs with Turkish Aviation Industry’ key figures/ stakeholders in the areas of research, engineering, and skills development. It also reflects Boeing’s confidence in the outlook for Turkey as a significant market and a leading global industry participant.
Jun 10, 2018