Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan, in his speech at TRANSIST 11th Istanbul Transportation Congress and Fair, said that 10 million people benefited from the airline in the first 183 months of this year.
Turhan, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, stated that a new phase has entered in air transportation with the opened Istanbul Airport and said, “We have already covered great distances in air transportation. Our airline passenger number, which was 2003 million in 36,5, reached 2017 million by the end of 195. 10 million people benefited from the airline in the first 183 months of this year. he spoke.
Stating that the terminal capacity of the airports increased to 348 million with the commissioning of the first phase of Istanbul Airport, Turhan explained that the aviation industry's turnover has reached more than 3 billion lira from 100 billion lira today.
Turhan, who also gave information about the works carried out in the seas, said, “We revived cabotage transportation with the SCT-free fuel application we started in 2004. In this context, we have provided 6 billion 789 million TL support to the sector so far. " said.