Formed in 2005. Charter, domestic, regional & international, passengers & cargo, jet airplane services.
Yesilkoy, Cad No:9 B Blok D:2
Florya-Bakirkoy, Istanbul 34153, Turkey
TURKEY: ONCE THE CENTER OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, TURKEY WAS FOUNDED IN 1923 AS A SECULAR STATE WHOSE POPULATION IS OVERWHELMINGLY MUSLIM THOUGH NOT ARAB. A LONG-STANDING MEMBER OF NATO AND A CANDIDATE FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU), TURKEY HAS LOOKED TO THE WEST AS A MODEL. EXCEPT FOR BITTER WATER DISPUTES WITH SYRIA AND IRAQ, TURKEY HAS USUALLY MANAGED TO SIDESTEP REGIONAL POLITICS. WITH A DEVELOPED ECONOMY BUT LITTLE OIL, IT RELIES ON A VAST NETWORK OF MEGA DAMS FOR HYDROELECTRIC POWER AND IRRIGATION.
Turkey (the Republic of Turkey) was established in 1923, which includes Northern Cyprus (the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - figures follow), it covers an area of 779,452 sq km, its population is 66 million, its capital city is Ankara, and its official language is Turkish.
September 2006: Commenced operations. Services are offered to London, Amsterdam, Paris, Stuttgart, and Dusseldorf from Istanbul, Ankara, Kayseri, Antalya, and Izmir. It plans to add two more 757-200s by April 2007.
October 2006: Golden International Airlines (GLD), is a start-up charter airline based in Istanbul. Plans to start operations to Dusseldorf, and London Stansted.
Turkish, charter airline, Golden International (GLD)'s first airplane, a 757-2Q8 (30044, TC-GLA), (ILF) leased, delivery - see photo.
December 2006: (Telephone: +90 212 662 29 29).
January 2007: 1 order 757-200ER (used) (ILF) 6 year leased.