Turkey's main aircraft carrier, Turkish Airlines, has announced that it will recruit 600 pilots this year.
According to a statement published on Monday, a recruitment roadshow will be held in Madrid between Thursday and Friday this week as the company wants to hire "skilled pilots" and increase Spanish flights.
A total of 4,014 pilots currently work for Turkish Airlines, flying the company's 249-strong fleet. Turkish Airlines said it will increase its weekly flights from Barcelona to Istanbul, from 21-28 as of May 25 this year.
The company aims to carry 1 million passengers on flights to Spain this year. The company said it would recruit 600 more pilots in 2016.