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The SunExpress Story

1989–1994

Your Sunny Airline To Turkey

1676171
Passengers
19803
Flights
211
Employees
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Antalya Airport - Boarding for a new flight
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1990
The SunExpress Crew presents the new uniform
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1993
SunExpress cabin crew just before takeoff
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1991
1991 SunExpress pilot - Ready for takeoff!
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1993
1993 Ground Operations - Double-checking flightplan and weather
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SunExpress aircraft on the apron of Antalya

Crew & uniform

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1990
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1990
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1991
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1992 Summer Collection
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1992 Winter Collection
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1993 Summer Collection
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1993 Winter Collection
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1995
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1997
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1997 Summer Collection
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1997 Winter Collection
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1999
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2002
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2005
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2010

Did you know …

… that Turkey offers more than 558 kilometers of slopes in its 36 ski resorts?

That’s the equivalent of the distance between Frankfurt and Berlin.
1995–1999

Even More Sunny Destinations

3865489
Passengers
43594
Flights
276
Employees
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SunExpress employees in Antalya - Preparation for the next flight
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A peek in the cockpit
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SunExpress 737-800 in Frankfurt
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SunExpress pilots
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1999
SunExpress earthquake relief for the victims in Gölcük
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SunExpress pilots during their safety check

Our Destinations

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Did you know …

… that between 1990 and today, we've had approximately 475.490 flights?

That means we fly to the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean almost 52 times a day.
2000–2004

Sunshine On Board

5635514
Passengers
46677
Flights
452
Employees
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Facing the sun
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SunExpress Tech.-Department
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Promotion for a new route in Antalya
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SunExpress headquarters in Antayla
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2001
Retro-SunTimes
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2001
Celebrating the first scheduled flight from Frankfurt to Antalya

The SunExpress fleet

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Boeing 737-800 with modern winglets
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Boeing 757-200 approaching Antalya
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Boeing 737-800 with20anniversary special livery
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„Impressions of Istanbul“ art project by students from Turkey and Germany
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Boeing 737-800 with new corporate-identity
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Boeing 737-800 with QR-Code
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Contract of purchase signed for 50 Boeing 737
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Boeing 737-800 with special livery "Home"

Did you know …

… that our airplanes have been airborne for 1.247.640 hours since 1990?

That’s the same amount of time it would take you to travel to the moon 18.484 times.
2005–2009

SunExpress Connecting Turkey

16946304
Passengers
121406
Flights
1298
Employees
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Boeing 737-800 with modern winglets for fuel efficient flying
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2008
4.000.000th passenger to board a SunExpress aircraft
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2005
Antalya - SunExpress flight attendant
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2006
Cabin crew is looking forward to their next flight
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New terminal 2 in Antalya - Opening ceremony 2005
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Boarding of a 737-800

SunExpress Online

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Did you know …

… that it only rains on average 1,4 days between May and September in the SunExpress home city Antalya?

This means ten days less rain than in Dublin - the Irish call it "summer".
2010–2015

Discover Turkey And More

36033078
Passengers
244011
Flights
2978
Employees
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Head-on view of a Boeing 737-800
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2010
SunExpress celebrates its 20th anniversary
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Our Boeing 737-800 with the new corporate design
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2010
SunExpress presents its new brand appearance
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SunPlaza in Antalya - Opening of the new headquarters
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Children’s park in Antalya

Assembly of a SunExpress-Boeing

A short clip about the assembly of a big SunExpress Boeing.
It’s not every day that you get such an exclusive behind-the-scenes look. Accompany the assembly of a SunExpress -Boeing from start to finish - in time lapse. …3…2…1… Take-Off!

Did you know …

… that the combined wingspan of our aircrafts is more than 2.650 meters?

That’s 1.100 meters longer than the Bosporus-Bridge in Istanbul, which connects Europe and Asia.
Take off to new destinations

In 2015, SunExpress wants to continue growing

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SunExpress Team Antalya in front of the new head office
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Captain „Speedy Gonzales“ Kalafat
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SunExpress Team Frankfurt
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Participation of SunExpress staff in the Dragon festival
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SunExpress Team Izmir
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Ground Operation Team in Antalya – Necla Özilter and Mehmet Keza Kundakci (left): „ We are very proud of being one of the first employees of SunExpress”

Great Employees are our key to success.
These employees are celebrating their 25th anniversary with us:

Emplyoee since 01.01.1990

Yilmaz Atli

Captain

Emplyoee since 01.01.1990

Mehmet İstek

Captain

Emplyoee since 01.01.1990

Hüseyin Fikret Gedik

Captain

Emplyoee since 01.02.1990

Vedat Güçlü

Dispatch Shift Leader

Emplyoee since 09.03.1990

Recep Özer Yildirim

OCC Senior Manager

Emplyoee since 01.04.1990

Selda Bayhan

Senior Cabin Crew Member

Emplyoee since 01.04.1990

Tülin Duran

Senior Cabin Crew Member

Emplyoee since 01.04.1990

Beyhan Ulgen

AYT Base Cabin Manager

Emplyoee since 01.12.1990

İsmail Çoksöyler

Administration Chief

Emplyoee since 01.02.1990

Mehmet Keza Kundakçi

Ground Operations Asistant Manager

Emplyoee since 01.02.1990

Necla Özilter

Ground Operations Asistant Manager

Emplyoee since 28.05.1990

Tekin Şanli

Tax and Commercial Accounting Manager

Emplyoee since 01.04.1990

Dilek Altuğ

Senior Cabin Crew Member

Emplyoee since 08.01.1990

Doğan Şahin

Cabin Maintenance Planner

Emplyoee since 05.02.1990

Claudia Hagen

Emergency Response Planning Manager

More than 3.000 employees from 25 nations are happy to welcome you aboard more than 51.000 flights – more than ever before.

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