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Turkish Airlines continue to grow

14th January 2019

Turkish Airlines continue to grow

Turkish Airlines saw a 10% increase in the total number of passangers carried last year.

Approxmiately 75.2 million passengers were carried in 2018 Turkish Airlines has announced.

The seat occupancy reached 82% which was a 3% improvement in a year.  Domestic and international passengers increased by 9.4% . 

“Excluding international-to-international transfer passengers [transit passengers], the number of international passengers went up significantly by 12 percent,” the airline stated in a filing with Borsa Istanbul.

“When compared to 2017, cargo/mail carried during the year 2018 increased by 25 percent, reaching 1.4 million tons,” it added.

Turkish Airlines served 5.5 million passengers alone in December 2018, a 0.7% increase from the same time in 2017.

Domestic passengers declined by 4.5 percent on an annual basis to 2.37 million while international passengers increased by 5 % to 3.15 million.

Turkish Airlines flies to over 306 worldwide destinations in 124 countries.  There are an excess of 332 planes.

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