The commissioning was often postponed, at noon, it was then finally so far: The first aircraft from the new airport of Istanbul is launched. The Prestige project of President Erdogan to be a Mega-hub.
With the Start of a Turkish Airlines plane, the new airport of Istanbul, his operation officially. Turkish state media broadcast live, took off the first aircraft at around 14.30 local time the direction of the capital, Ankara, from the new Mega-site to the North of the metropolis.
Already in the Morning, authorities had reported that the gigantic move was mostly complete. In Istanbul the roads were blocked for the parade from the Ataturk airport to the nearly 40 kilometers to the Istanbul Airport to be opened, again, had Turkish tweeted-Airlines-managing Director Bilal Eksi.
Since Friday morning, hundreds of trucks with the airport, were rolled-device and tens of thousands of tons of Material by the city. Saturday night will start the first international flights from the Airport. According to the information of Turkish Airlines 337 aircraft were flown from Ataturk to the new home location.prestigious project of Erdogan
The Istanbul airport is a prestige project of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to make it especially Dubai as a global hub in competition. After the 2028 planned full completion, the Airport will reach a capacity of 200 million passengers per year, which would make according to the current state - to the largest airport in the world.
The Istanbul airport is the largest airport in the world.
The official opening ceremony of the new airport in Istanbul took place in October. First of all, hardly anyone flew, but from the new airport five flights of the day were handled, primarily for testing processes.
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