NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global marketing and communications firm Finn Partners today announced its selection as Agency of Record, The Americas, for Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more countries than any other airline in the world.
Following a competitive global agency search, Finn Partners was chosen to lead the strategic and creative communications for all Turkish Airlines’ public relations and content creation initiatives in North and South America, servicing its gateway markets in the United States, Canada, Argentina, and Brazil. In addition, Finn’s Israel office will participate in the servicing of the account in that part of the world.
“The Americas region is of vital importance to Turkish Airlines as we continue our trajectory of growth and connect communities and cultures around the globe,” said Senior Vice President Corporate Communications of Turkish Airlines, Seda Kalyoncu. “Joining with a public relations partner that shares our values is key to effectively telling our story in these major markets.”
Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline with a fleet of 329 aircraft flying to more than 300 destinations. The airline has been named in the prestigious Skytrax survey as “Best Airline in Europe” for six years and, was also awarded as the World’s “Best Business Class Onboard Catering” in 2013, 2014 and 2016, and 2017.
“We are proud to have Turkish Airlines recognize and trust the credentials of Finn Partners to help guide the airline as it expands its global reach,” said Gail Moaney, managing partner, Travel and Lifestyle, Finn Partners.
The Turkish Airlines Americas account will be led by Haldun Dinccetin, vice president, Travel and Lifestyle practice in the New York headquarters, with global reach from offices across the U.S. and internationally in Toronto, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and Tel Aviv.
“We have an opportune moment to partner with Turkish Airlines to amplify its image on the world stage to keep pace with its dynamic growth. We also see potential to leverage the relationships we have with our additional group of Turkish clients, which will benefit not only the airline, but tourism and the country itself,” Dinccetin said.
As the Agency of Record for the Ministry of Culture of Tourism of Turkey since 2009, Finn Partners has created an integrated program bringing together top government and cultural organizations, airlines, hospitality brands, and corporations to synchronize the country’s tourism and economic messages over the long term.
For more information about Finn Partners,’ visit our Travel and Lifestyle practice.
About Finn PartnersFounded in 2011 on the core principles of innovation and collaborative partnership, Finn Partners has more than tripled in size in six years, becoming one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company’s record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the Finn Partners world through a common philosophy. With 575 professionals, Finn Partners provides its clients with global access and capabilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia, in addition to PROI Worldwide. Headquartered in New York, Finn Partners’ other offices are located in: Chicago, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Frankfurt, Jerusalem, London, Los Angeles, Munich, Nashville, Paris, Portland, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Washington D.C. Find us at finnpartners.com and follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @finnpartners.
About Turkish Airlines:Established in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, Star Alliance member Turkish Airlines is a 4-star airline today with a fleet of 331 (passenger and cargo) aircraft. Turkish Airlines currently flies to 302 destinations worldwide, more countries than any other airline in the world, with 251 international and 51 domestic flight paths. According to the 2017 Skytrax survey, Turkish Airlines, already awarded as “Best Airline in Europe” for six consecutive years from 2011-2016, was selected as the “Best Airline in Southern Europe” for the ninth consecutive time. Having won the “Best Economy Class Onboard Catering” award in 2010, Turkish Airlines was also awarded the “Best Business Class Onboard Catering” in 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Winning the “Best Business Class Lounge” award in 2015 and 2017, the global carrier also picked up the “Best Business Class Lounge Dining” award for the third consecutive year according to the 2017 survey results. More information about Turkish Airlines can be found on its official website www.turkishairlines.com or its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkedin, and Instagram.
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