Alpaytac Marketing Communications and Public Relations received the 2014 Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards for Excellence in Online Communications Silver Award in the "Best Use of Digital/Social for a Travel/Hospitality Campaign" category, for its work with Turkish Airlines, the sixth consecutive recognition for the PR agency on behalf of its work for the carrier. The Bulldog Digital/Social PR Awards are among the top honors in the industry for digital and PR efforts. Alpaytac has been honored with awards for its branding, media relations and social media campaigns for Turkish Airlines. In addition to securing around one billion media impressions over the past three years, from June 2013 - June 2014, Alpaytac grew the Turkish Airlines U.S. Facebook account's following by over 300 percent. Since working with Alpaytac, Turkish Airlines has expanded its U.S. market from four gateways to six, and is preparing to launch its seventh gateway in San Francisco in April 2015.