Turkish Airlines has extended the leases on all twelve of its Avro RJs. Turkish operates nine Avro RJ100s and three RJ70s on domestic and regional routes. This is the third time that the airline renews the leases on the RJs. Turkish is planning to transfer several of the RJs to a new low-fare regional airline, TurkJet, which is to be established in early 2003 to carry domestic feeder traffic.
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