“The best representation and expression of Turkish culture,” The civilization and values of the Turkish people, “the president said in December.
One of the main reasons focuses on the meaning of “Turkey”: In English it means turkey And in the United States and some European countries traditionally referring to the bird around the world associated with Christmas, New Year or Thanksgiving.
In the Cambridge English Dictionary it is also defined as “something seriously wrong” or “an idiot or a stupid person”.
“Turkey (Turkey in English) is no more. “From now on we will write Turkish Hawa Yolari instead of Turkish Airlines on the fuselage of our flights,” the Turkish president said.
The Turkish flag carrier uses only the international name Turkish Airlines in its logo and labeling, although it uses the new version in Turkish.
Also, the brand for this reason “Made in Turkey” As part of the tourism campaign launched in January, it covers the country and exports and has its own slogan: “Hello Turkey.”
The Turkish Presidential Directorate of Communications said it had launched the campaign to “most effectively promote the use of ‘Türkiye’ as the country’s national and international name on international platforms.”
Despite the novelty, the name is no longer invented: when independence was declared in 1923, the country called itself “Turkey”.
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