Turkish Airlines has renamed 8 aircraft in memory of the coup

Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines was renamed 8 of its aircraft in honor of the districts of Istanbul and Ankara, which played a key role in the suppression of the rebellion, from 15 to 16 July, Hurriyetdailynews reports.

Two aircraft were named after the districts of Kazan and Gölbaşı in Ankara, which killed civilians, soldiers and police. Also one plane was named after the area of Beştepe, which is the presidential Palace of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. During the rebellion the presidential Palace was the target of the conspirators. Five other planes will be named after districts of Istanbul Sarachane, Cegelka, Kavacik, Acibadem and Atisalani.

In late July, Turkish Airlines fired 211 employees. They are suspected in connection with the religious movement of Fethullah Gulen, whom the authorities called the initiator attempts a military coup. As reasons for dismissal a company called low productivity of employees.

On the night of July 16, in Turkey there was a military coup attempt. After the suppression of the coup were dismissed or suspended from work 81,4 thousand persons.