TURKIS AIRLINES

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Alma Osmanovic

Born in 1988. Studied economics at university. Works as Sales and Traffic Agent for Turkish Airlines. Enjoys reading, writing and swimming.

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Alper Daçe

Born in Istanbul. Studied engineering at university. Now works as a captain pilot for Turkish Airlines. Enjoys travel, discovering new places and photography.

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Altınay Dönmez

Born in 1981. A graduate of Computer Programming. Serves as Cabin Supervisor for Turkish Airlines. Aims to become a professional traveler in 2014.

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Aygen Can

Born in 1977. Serves as Chief of Commerce for Turkish Airlines.

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Bahar Sinem Özkesici Ünal

Born in Manisa. Studied at Ege University. Works in Treasury Management for Turkish Airlines. Hobbies include travel and photography.

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Beril Dilsiz

Born in 1984 in Bursa. Studied Tourism Management. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. Writes for various websites. Greatest passions are travel and writing.

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Beyhan Ünal

Studied Italian language and literature at university. Works as Administrative and Financial Officer for Turkish Airlines. Hobbies include photography, travel and scuba diving.

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Büşra Nur Tarhan

From Istanbul. Received training in the fields of Sociology and Communication. Works as Communications Specialist for Turkish Airlines. Enjoys painting and cooking.

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Cansen Yelesen

Studied sociology at college. Continued her studies in UK. From ballet and handicrafts, to painting and acting in theater, has been interested in many branches of art. Was ranked in a painting competition. Improved herself as an assistant of stage direction and a make up artist. Her latest hobby is to explore the world, as representing Turkish Airlines with all her sincerity and favor.

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Cemre Özer

Born in İstanbul in 1988. Studied Child Development at university. Currently continuing her education in the Public Relations department. Works as Chief Flight Attendant at Turkish Airlines. Open to learning new things. Her hobbies are snowboarding, wakeboarding, diving, cycling, fishing, trying new food, and being creative in the kitchen.

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Çağakan Vişne

Born in Edirne in 1989 as the child of two immigrants from Yugoslavia. Studied English Teaching at university. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. Writes movie, music, and book reviews on a blog.

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Dr. Meltem Ayran

Graduated with a degree in medicine. Worked in emergency services, ambulance, and as a service doctor. Received an education in aviation medicine from King's College of London. Has worked as a flight physician for Turkish Airlines since 2009. Interests: travel, sports (horse riding, sailing, volleyball, table tennis), cinema and complementary medicine. Also a licensed tennis player.

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Eda Işıkoğlu

Born in 1978 in Ankara. Studied Korean language and literature at university. Works as Advertising Specialist in the Head of Corporate Communications for Turkish Airlines. Because it leads to making new discoveries and gaining new perspectives, her greatest passion is travel. Believes that photography, adrenaline sports and music are good for the soul.

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Elif Bora
Interactive Marketing Communication Specialist

Born in Istanbul in 1990. Studied Management Sciences at university. Interested in and has won many certificates in varied sports. Learned how to ski at age seven and never stopped. Interactive Marketing Communication Specialist at Turkish Airlines. Also enjoys traveling, shopping and music.

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Elif Cana Nurgün

Born in 1986 in Istanbul. Studied in the department of Tour Guiding at university. Has always enjoyed discovery, art and history, civilizations, different cultures, and travel. Work as Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines.

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Elif Değirmenci

Born in Ankara in 1988. Studied Industrial Engineering for undergraduate, graduate and PhD. She has traveled to 60 cities within Turkey and just about 100 cities abroad. She has had travel writings published in many magazines. She works in Turkish Airlines Flight Planning

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Elif Talay
Software Expert

Born in Istanbul in 1991. Software Engineering graduate. Works as a Software Expert at Turkish Airlines Technology. Greatest passions are: music, photography, food, and travel.

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Emir Can Kılıç
Engineer

Born in Istanbul/Sisli in 1985. Studied Industrial Engineering and obtained a master's degree in the USA, department of Industrial Engineering. Works as an engineer at the Revenue Management, Financial Analysis Directorship. Loves traveling and listening to music.

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Fatma Yavaş

Studied economics. Works in the Treasury Directorate of Turkish Airlines. Is interested in the visual arts and museums. Mother of twins.

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Figen Tunalı

Born in Manisa in 1982. Studied tourism and Hotel Management. Serves as Cabin Supervisor for Turkish Airlines. Biggest hobby is her work. She enjoys knitting, embroidery, and crafts, as well as learning foreign languages and books on the history of religions and symbolism. Furthermore, she enjoys traditional Turkish music and Turkish folklore dances.

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Gönül Midesiz

Born in Istanbul. In 1996 began working at Turkish Airlines as a Catering Contract Specialist and continues in that position today. Enjoys travel, photography, sports and reading.

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Güneş Avşar

Born in 1986 in Konya. Loves künefe, laughing, and is a massive Fenerbahçe supporter. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. Currently is most interested in being a "photographer of supporters"

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Hakan Kurt

Born in Izmir in 1983. Works as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician for Turkish Airlines. Enjoys sports activities and reading books. While he has long been in interested in photography, the past two years have seen an uptick in his activity.

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Hande Erol

Born in 1982 in Istanbul. Studied International Trade at university. Work in Cabin Supervisor for Turkish Airlines. Is interested in physics and loves watching documentaries.

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Juan Carlos Aniceto García

Born in 1976, and has a master degree in English Philology. He works as a Sales & Traffic Agent at SCQ Airport, and is interested in travelling and electronics.

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Kaan Hancı

Born in Istanbul in 1977. Serves as Station Chief in Tirana for Turkish Airlines. Recently became interested in photography and now it occupies a very important place in his life. Enjoys catching pictures of how people live in the countries he's visited.

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Kamil Mehmet Özkan

Born in 1986. Has a Master’s in Business and New Media and is currently working on his PhD. Interested in digital publishing in the Corporate Publications Department. Enjoys every opportunity he gets to explore the world.

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M. Erdem Ün

Studied in Germany and lived in New York City for 4 years before moving to Istanbul. Works as Interactive Marketing Communications Expert for Turkish Airlines.

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M. Timur Sever

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Timur works as a Corporate Marketing Representative with Turkish Airlines in New York City. Enjoys the simple things in life… Loves being physically active, meeting new people and is a coffee fanatic.

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Melih Bildiren

Born in Canakkale. Studied Business Administration at university. Serves as Marketing Communication & Licensing Executive for Turkish Airlines . His greatest passions are aviation and motorcycling.

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Melih Torlak

Studied Economics at university. Earned his master's degree in Marketing and Logistics Management. His travel writing and articles on economics have been published in various journals. He has also worked as an editor. Works as Online Regional Marketing Supervisor at Turkish Airlines.

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Meltem Bozkurt Kaya

Technician at Turkish Airlines for 26 years. Visited around 70 cities in Turkey, and 50 countries in the world. Her hobbies are travelling, shooting photographs and motivating people to travel.

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Mirela Yeşiladalı

Born in Ogulin, Croatia in 1983. Studied Italian Language and Literature and Turkology. Works as a Marketing Supervisor at Turkish Airlines' Zagreb office.

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Murat Şahintaş

Born in 1977 in Trabzon. Studied International Marketing Management at Gazi University and Bournemouth University. Is Regional Sales and Marketing Executive of Turkish Airlines' London office. Is interested in football, exercise, and Formula 1.

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Mustafa Göksal

Turkish Airlines, Ground Handling Services, Load Control Department. Blogger. Loves to travel and write.

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N. Müge Ünlüer

Born in 1986 in Ankara. Studied philosophy at university after which completed an MBA. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. Though may often develop a wide variety of fleeting interests, interest in reading has never waned.

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Nazlı Tezcan
Team Assignment Officer

Born in Istanbul in 1978. Began work at Turkish Airlines as Team Assignment Officer while studying English Teaching at University. Loves to travel and is interested in amateur photography.

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Neslihan Kanlıcaoğlu Demir

Has been working in Turkish Airlines' Reservation Systems Management Department since 1993. Primary sources of energy and happiness are her 11 and 7 year old children, along with her husband. Enjoys traveling and eating with her family.

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Neşet Dereli

When asked if he's "a traveler or a reader," replies that "he is someone who reads about his next travel destination." He believes that it's necessary to actually live in other people's shoes in order to understand their different cultures and geographies. He plans his trips in line with this fundamental principle. He began working at Turkish Airlines as its head of Brand and Digital Advertising and now acts as head of Interactive Marketing Communications.

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Özgün Simekli

Born in Karşıyaka in Izmir in 1990. Studied American Culture and Literature at university. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. When traveling, makes sure the first stop is always second hand clothing stores. Enjoys rollercoasters quite a lot.

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Phillis Ho

Grew up in Stockholm and work for Turkish Airlines Hong Kong. An independent writing contributor and blogger who is passionate about writing as much as travelling.

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Pınar Çetin

Born in Istanbul in 1987. Studied management at university. Took a Master’s degree in marketing communication management. Works as a flight attendant at Turkish Airlines. Is inspired by music and nature. Enjoys doing yoga, snowboarding, and camping. Is interested in photography and outdoor sports. Greatest passions are traveling and writing.

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Salih Gider

Born in 1989 in Istanbul. Studied Journalism at university. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. His greatest passion is travel. Is interested in photography. Writes for various travel blogs.

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Selçuk Korkmaz

Studied International Relations at university. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines. Enjoys reading, writing and taking photographs.

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Suna Osmanlı

Born in a small town called Struga in Macedonia. Works in Interactive Marketing and the Department of Communication for Turkish Airlines. Can't survive without the hobbies of travel and sports.

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Uğur Demiröz

Born in 1982. Works as a pilot for Turkish Airlines.

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Uğur Emre Paksoy

Born in Kahramanmaraş. Studied Public Administration and International Relations at college. Had an MBA in States. Works as a Marketing Projects Coordinator in Turkish Airlines. Hits the road whenever he has time for he enjoys it very much.

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Umut Aydoğan

Born in 1975 in Istanbul. Serves is Islamabad as Chief of Commerce. Inherited his father's unabated curiosity in photography and travel.

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Yasemin Altıntaş

From Eskişehir, is a fun-loving bookworm who is energetic and always traveling here and there. Works in Cabin Crew for Turkish Airlines.

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Zafer Bölükbaşı

Born in Istanbul in 1971. Studied English Teaching and Business Administration - International Business Management at university. Began working part-time for Turkish Airlines in 1994 and now serves as Turkish Airlines Sales Manager in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Zehra Nur Yurtlugil

Born in 1992. With the ultimate goal of working in the Cabin Crew, she studied Civil Aviation and Cabin Services. Takes a great deal of pleasure from cooking.

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