According to the data obtained by WACD, the international air cargo information provider, in May; Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand providing service to 124 countries around the world, increased its tonnage rate by 7.1 percent, and grew substantially across the industry which shrank by 5.1 percent in the global air cargo market. Maintaining its steady growth as proven by the data disclosed right after its relocation to the Mega Hub Istanbul Airport, the accomplished air cargo brand increased its market share to 4.0 percent from 3.9 percent across the industry which shrank by 4.0 percent in the global air cargo market, and maintained its position at the 7th rank in the air cargo market.
Record-Breaking Growth across the Asian and American Market
Based on the regional data obtained by WACD in May, Turkish Cargo achieved the most remarkable growth across the Asian and American market. The flag-carrier cargo brand attained a growth rate of 34.4 percent across the American Continent, 19.3 percent across the Far East Region, and 12.2 percent across the Middle East/South Asia Region as based on the sold tonnage. The accomplished air cargo brand achieved good results at all regions it provides air cargo service.
Operating direct cargo flights to 88 destinations by means of its fleet of freighters in addition to the cargo carrying capacity of the flag-carrier Turkish Airlines, the accomplished brand operates its dual-terminal operations from Ataturk and Istanbul Airports in 2019. Achieving a sustainable growth with its newly-launched destinations, current infrastructure and investments, Turkish Cargo keeps enhancing its capacity in more than 300 destinations included in its current flight network.
The outstanding air cargo brand, providing service to 124 countries, combines its wide range of services and operational capabilities with the unique geographical advantages of Turkey, and keeps setting the bar higher.