Planespotting at an emerging mega-hub: Istanbul

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Well, planespotting is maybe not the right word, since I just had enough time to look around from the windows, but it is always exciting to go through one of the World's emerging mega-hubs.

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One of the things that fascinate me about Atatürk international airport in Istanbul is that it is truly a 24 hour airport, with flights taking off and landing all day and night to cities as diverse as Aalborg, Kinshasa or Ashgabat, to name just a few...actually by looking at the information boards one can even assume that peak hour at Istanbul might be sometime between midnight and 3am...!

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No wonder that plans are under way to build a brand new airport to serve the city of Istanbul and Turkish Airlines' fast growing hub!

In any case, here are some pictures that I took while at Istanbul airport that I would like to share with you. And remember that if you like aircraft and airline-related pictures you can always check my Instagram and Pinterest profiles!

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