Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan, the Turkish airspace last year, noting that the actual number of flights increased by 2016 percent compared to 4,5, "Turkey has an air about every 16 seconds late last year from the skies." said.
Armstrong, in a statement, the decisions put into investments and practices for the civil aviation infrastructure in this area into one of the fastest growing countries in the world in Turkey, he said the plane traveling in passenger numbers in the significant increase was seen.
Pointing out that the number of passengers transported by air in the last 10 years has grown by an annual average of 10,3 percent, Arslan stated that the number of passengers, which was 2008 million 79 thousand 887 in 380, reached 193 million 318 thousand 708 last year.
2002 points from two centers in the home in 2 in Turkey only on Turkish Airlines (THY) scheduled regulates expression Arslan, in the intervening 26 years, domestic in 15 airline said that the seven centers from a total of 6 points in time did.
Arslan, 2003. abroad, only 50 destinations on time editing in 60 countries last year-end drawing attention rises to 119 locations in 296 countries this figure, stressing that these data, Turkey's aviation every day quickly showed that spell.
Expressing that the number of flights including transit overpasses in Turkish airspace increased 2016 percent compared to 4,5, Arslan said, “The number of flights, which was 1 million 829 thousand 908 in the previous year, increased to 1 million 912 thousand 216 last year. In other words, Turkey has passed a plane approximately every 16 seconds last year from the skies. " he spoke.
Arslan stated that 67 percent of the aircrafts that landed and took off at the airports last year were commercial flights, and that the number of these flights increased by 2016 percent in domestic flights compared to 3,2, from 699 to 166.
Arslan, while in outline by 6,2 percent of commercial flights 535 thousand 469 from stating that 568 thousand 809 out of Turkey said figures across the 4,5 percent increase of 1 million 234 thousand 635, 1 million 290 thousand 549 rose told.
"Both domestic and international flights increased"
Minister Arslan stated that as of the end of 2017, there was an increase in both domestic and international flight traffic, “Domestic flight traffic increased by 2017 percent in 2016 compared to 2,8 and rose from 886 thousand 228 to 910 thousand 684. International flight traffic, on the other hand, increased by 3,8 percent from 566 thousand 767 to 588 thousand 435. The number of overpasses in Turkish airspace increased by 9,6 percent. " used the expression.
Pointing out that 413 thousand 97 overpasses took place from Turkish airspace last year, Arslan said, "Thus, Turkish airspace hosted a total of 1 million 912 thousand 216 flights." said.
Flight traffic data for 2016 and 2017 in Turkish airspace are as follows:
|Turkey in general||1.452.995||1.499.119||3,2|
|Transit top pass||376.913||413.097||9,6|