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Onur Air plans to add 6-7 Airbus to fleet from August.


Onur Air plans to add 6-7 Airbus to fleet from August.

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Turkish budget airline Onur Air plans to acquire six to seven Airbus aircraft by the end of next year to meet growing demand, its chief executive said, as Turkey's ailing tourism industry sees a gradual recovery.

Teoman Tosun told Reuters there were signs of improvement in the industry after a difficult year in 2016. Foreign tourist arrivals to Turkey fell 30 percent last year due to security concerns and a political row with Russia.

"We may add six to seven more planes to our fleet, two of them wide-body ... They will all be Airbus. We will start in August 2017 and continue in 2018 as well," he said in an interview late on Wednesday.