Unions are pressing for a three-year guarantee of job security and an 8 percent across-the-board wage hike, while pilots accepted a 5.9% and will not participate in the strike.
Turkey’s giant new hub, Istanbul Airport, hosted more than 40 million passengers, mainly using international flights, since opening its doors last year.
The hearing took place exactly one year after a 737 Max crashed off the coast of Indonesia and more than seven months after a second crash in Ethiopia. In all, 346 people died.
Debt-plagued travel firm Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy on Monday after failing to secure fresh funds, leaving more than 150,000 holidaymakers stranded.
Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) named Turkish Airlines a Five-Star Global Airline after passengers rated almost 600 airlines around the world in five categories.
British Airways and its 4,300 pilots have been locked in a nine-month pay dispute that could disrupt or alter the travel plans of nearly 300,000 people.
Cathay became embroiled in Hong Kong's protests when China's civil aviation regulator demanded the airline suspend personnel who engaged in or supported illegal protests in Hong Kong from staffing flights into its airspace.
British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday citing security concerns but give no details about what may have prompted the move.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the Aspen Institute's annual security forum in the United States, said he was concerned at Turkey's expulsion from the F-35 programme.
Veteran US compensation expert Ken Feinberg has been hired by Boeing to oversee the distribution.
The multiyear payout is independent of lawsuits filed by families of the 346 people killed in the two 737 MAX crashes, which happened in October 2018 and March of this year, a Boeing spokesman said.
FAA issued a ban on US airliners flying through Iranian airspace in the Gulf after Iranian forces shot down a US surveillance drone.
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