Turkish Cargo took its first flight to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) in Columbus, Ohio, one of the centers of airfreight industry around the world, with its A330 type wide body aircraft on May 10, 2021. Having a unique service quality as well as the widest flight network, Turkish Cargo continues to fulfill its critical role in the development of our country and in increasing the competitiveness of global trade.
Columbus, Ohio is considered as specialized in cargo industry with distributing important textile products, manufacturing operations that span industries from automotive and electronics to machinery, materials, aerospace, and consumer goods. Rickenbacker is one of the world’s only cargo-focused airports, moving airfreight between planes and trucks faster than any other global gateway. It is strategically located within a 10-hour drive of half the US and a third of Canadian populations, offering a regional geographic advantage. Turkish Cargo continues to enlarge its flight network with fast and direct air transportation it offers to logistics service providers.
Connecting the continents, Turkish Cargo has the world's largest direct cargo flight network consisting of 96 destinations among air cargo brands, 25 direct cargos, excluding express carriers. It continues to carry out global business processes with the fleet of Turkish Airlines consist from 366 aircraft including 26 dedicated freighters. Achieving sustainable growth with its infrastructure, operational capabilities, fleet and expert teams in the field, Turkish Cargo aims to be one of the top 3 air cargo brands in the world. With its innovation mission, it continues to develop pioneering projects in the field of digitalization and innovation in a sustainable way to increase its service quality in changing world.