Majority of Turkish Airlines Foreign Pilots are Greek

Greeks make up the very best proportion of international pilots employed at Turkish Airways, the corporate mentioned in announcement on Sunday.

The 77 Greek captains of Turkish Airways characterize the very best proportion amongst roughly 800 international pilots (not counting these with Turkish citizenship) within the firm.

“The fast development of Turkish Airways led to the necessity of skilled plane pilots who might meet the strict requirements and necessities of the group… Among the many 4,500 pilots in whole, the Greek pilots are a substantial a part of this vital skilled class for Turkish Airways”, the airline mentioned.

Based on the airline, the Greek pilots contribute with their data and expertise in a fast and secure switch of tons of of hundreds passengers, nearly in each place of the world that Turkish Airline’s community of 285 locations covers.

“I’m fortunate for my cooperation with Turkish Airways for a lot of causes”, mentioned John Stavrianos who has been working as a pilot at Turkish Airways for the final 4 years.

“It’s near Greece and it’s straightforward for me to keep up a correspondence with my household and my mates. I go to Greece even when I’ve sooner or later off”, he added.

Mr Stavrianos additionally refered to the additional growth of Turkish Airways. “After I joined the corporate, I keep in mind that it has acquired the 2 hundredth airplane. 4 years later, it has reached the variety of 309  plane. That is about 50 % improve, whereas the locations we’re capable of fly to doubled. This can be a positively spectacular case.”