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Ahmet Bolat; “We will increase the number of pilots”

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Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee Ahmet Bolat said: “We are increasing the number of pilots by approximately 20 percent. We will respond to the growing demand for passengers with 1100 pilots.” he said.

Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee Ahmet Bolat said: “We are increasing the number of pilots by approximately 20 percent. We will respond to the growing demand for passengers with 1100 pilots.” he said.

Ahmet Bolat, chairman of the board and executive committee of Turkish Airlines (THY), said that as they continue their rise in aviation with the 1,100 pilots they will recruit, they plan to reduce flight intensity by 10-15% .

Bolat, who came to the city for the seminar on synergy and cooperation in the export of services held in Sapanca, made some assessments.

Bolat noted that during the time of the Kovid-19 outbreak, they did not separate from any of their employees, and this is important.

Explaining that airlines in Europe design different models, Bolat drew attention to the fact that they reduced the speed of work, cut a certain amount of their employees’ wages and that they were the airline that came out of the epidemic. in a stronger way.

Bolat said that the effect of the outbreak gradually diminished last year and they saw the benefit: “We announced a profit of $ 1.4 billion last year, particularly with our investments in the area. cargo and trade, and we tried to pay off our employees by improving wages, ”he said.

Stating that new aircraft were added to the fleet this year, they saw that people missed their flight after the outbreak and, as a result, continued to recruit pilots, Bolat continued as follows:

“Today we are experiencing the positive effects of the steps we have taken during the pandemic period. The statements we have made in the first 6 months are also an indication. We hope we close well this year and have published our recruitment announcement of pilots for the next period. With these announcements, we have opened the doors of our company to our inexperienced pilots. In line with our goals, we have reached 700. “We are planning a close recruitment of pilots. The question so far is as we expected. Above all most of them are co-pilots and inexperienced pilots. We have prepared our training programs, we will train these pilots soon and we hope that our new pilots will start flying in May. “

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Stating that there are 400 pilots trained in their own academies, Bolat said: “We are increasing the number of pilots by approximately 20 percent. We plan to reduce the intensity of our flight crews by at least 10-15 percent, responding to time. growing passenger demand with 1100 pilots. ” he said.

Emphasizing that they do not compromise on flight safety, Bolat said:

“The increase in the number of our pilots will touch the social life of our flight crews who are with us right now. Aviation stakeholders work like a bee in the summer, we care that our pilot friends can spend more time with their families even in this busy period. However, of course, they will fly more comfortably and comfortably. Turkish “It is our important mission to develop the aviation and pilot community. We could hire pilots with foreign flight experience, but we don’t. We pay special attention to the training of Turkish pilots and integration into our fleet. “

Bolat said stocks continued to rise and the first half-year indicators showed THY gained significant momentum and success this year. We will share the next reward, rest and fun with our 65,000 employees. ”Used the phrases

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