Good-bye, ‘Turkey’; Hello, ‘Türkiye’!

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, Executive Committee at Turkish Airlines. Photo: Turkish Airlines

DALLAS – News from Ankara today says that the Turkish Airlines (TK) name will soon be a thing of the past. In its place will be the name “Türkiye Hava Yollar.” The change in name comes as the country moves to rebrand itself away from the “Turkey” moniker and the sometimes negative connotations and jokes associated with it.

“Turkey no longer exits. It is Türkiye. From now on, Türkiye Hava Yolları will be inscribed on the bodies of our planes instead of Turkish Airlines,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Tuesday as he announced the name change for his country’s flag read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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