The future of aviation discussed at Turkish Airlines' event in Istanbul

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Turkish Airlines’ global event, Social Trippin’, was held in Istanbul with the participation of experts in the field of global aviation.

Socialtrippin-IstanbulSocial Trippin’, which was previously held in Berlin and London, is series of events including discussions and workshops. The aim has been to explore the latest trends in aviation by collecting many different viewpoints followed by an exchange of ideas regarding aviation’s future direction. The third installment of this event was held in Istanbul last weekend and the topic was “The Future of Aviation.”

The event started with a tour of the Turkish Flight Academy and ended with a workshop on Sunday, January 19th. The theme of the workshop was “Global trends: New and innovative ways to improve in-flight services to enrich the flight experience.” During the workshop, participants were divided into groups and they worked together to generate new ideas on this subject.

The workshop participants included aviation bloggers, analysts, researchers, aviation experts, aviation reporters, and professionals who had expertise in various fields. Among them, were some prominent figures:

•           Shashank Nigam – CEO of

•           Raymond Kollau- Owner and founder of

•           David Parker Brown – blogger, owner and founder of

•           Will Horton – blogger and analyst in CAPA

•           Cagatay Fırat – CEO of CF Aviation and partner of Gokjet aviation schools

Neşet Dereli, Turkish Airlines’ Interactive Marketing Communication Manager said about the event, “Our guests from all over the world have joined us at this event and made great contributions that will enhance the flight experience of our customers and widen their world. We were pleased to explore different opinions and broaden our vision.”

With Social Trippin’, Turkish Airlines aims to further consolidate its position as a global and innovative airline brand. This event was particularly organized to harvest new ideas to enrich the flight experience and maximize customer satisfaction. With technological connectivity widespread, the passenger is at the center of the airline business, and the innovative ideas generated will certainly keep Turkish Airlines at the forefront of that trend. After the success of these events, the Social Trippin’ series will continue in following months, making further contributions to the global aviation business.

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