Air, Freight News

We’re tops for cargo, says Turkish

[ August 31, 2022   //   ]

Turkish Airlines says it has become the leading European air cargo carrier and the fourth globally, according to the latest IATA World Air Transport Statistics data. It increased its freight tonne kilometres by over 32% in 2021 to 9.2 million The airline now operates 20 all-cargo planes and the number destinations served by freighters nearly doubled to 100 in 2022. The cargo facility at the new Istanbul airport, SMARTIST, went into operation at the end of 2021.