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Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat chosen as the new Turkısh Aırlınes Chaırman of the Board and the Executıve Commıttee

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Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat chosen as the new Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee

During today’s (27 Jan Thursday) board meeting of flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat was chosen as the new Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee.

Finishing his doctorate in Michigan University in the Industrial Engineering field, Ahmet Bolat joined Turkish Airlines family in 2005 and served as the Senior Vice President of  Strategy Development, Fleet Planning, Investment Management and R&D. Since 2012, Ahmet Bolat has been serving as the Chief Investment and Technology Officer in the company.

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat

Chosen as the new Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee,  Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat stated; “With the new decision of the Turkish Airlines Board of Directors, I have taken up the mantle of Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee. I would like to extend my thanks to board members for entrusting this duty to me. I am well aware of the responsibilities and duties it brings along with its significance.

            We will continue our efforts to make sure our company, which I have been a part of for many years, reaches better places in its global success journey with all of our colleagues. We will write new success stories for Turkish Airlines, the shared value of our 84 million citizens.

            I would like to extend my personal thanks and our board’s gratitude publicly to former Chairman M. İlker Aycı and former board members Muzaffer Akpınar and Mithat Görkem Aksoy for their valuable contributions and wish them success in their future endeavors.”

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About Turkish Airlines:

Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 373

(passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 334 worldwide destinations in 329 cities as 279 international and

50 domestic, in 128 countries. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official

website or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn,

and Instagram.

About Star Alliance:

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach,

recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has

been recognised by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best

Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Aegean Airlines, Air

Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa

Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian

Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, THAI, Turkish

Airlines and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 12,000daily flights to almost

1,300 airports in 197 countries. Further connecting flights are offered by Star Alliance Connecting

Partners Juneyao Airlines and THAI Smile Airways.

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