Turkish Cargo maintains steady growth trajectory in May

posted on 16th July 2019 by Justin Burns
Turkish Cargo maintains steady growth trajectory in May

Turkish Cargo said it increased its tonnage in May by 7.1 per cent while the industry shrank 5.1 per cent globally, according to WACD market data.

The carrier noted that maintained its steady growth as proven by data disclosed right after its relocation to the new Istanbul Airport.

Turkish Cargo also said it increased its market share to four per cent from 3.9 per cent and maintained its rank as the number seven air cargo carrier, according to WACA market data.

Based on regional data obtained by WACD in May, Turkish Cargo achieved strongest growth across the Asian and American markets.

The carrier achieved an uplift of 34.4 per cent across the Americas, 19.3 per cent across the Far East Region, and 12.2 per cent across the Middle East/South Asia Region as based on the sold tonnage. 

Turkish now operates direct cargo flights to 88 destinations via its fleet of freighters in addition to the vast belly capacity on Turkish Airlines.