Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim gifts Erdoğan $400 million luxurious Boeing 747-8 aircraft

The 747-8 model VIP Boeing touched down in İstanbul on Wednesday morning. The arrival of another highly visible and obviously expensive addition to the fleet raised criticism from Gamze Taşçıer, a deputy of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), who compared the 400 million dollar, seven-bedroom and two-reception hall plane to a “flying palace.”