Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, the number of passengers using the airline by the end of last year in Turkey, including direct transit passengers increased by 8,6 percent compared to the previous year was reported that 210 million 189 thousand 945 reached.
Minister Turhan, General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMI) prepared by the 2018 year of air, aircraft, passenger and freight statistics announced.
In December of last year, the number of 62 128 40 978 38 bin 603 in the domestic flights, and the international flights of airports, Turhan said that the same crossing traffic in the same month as the XNUMX bin XNUMX.
Turhan, pointing out that of the total air traffic services rendered towards the range air reaches the upper switch with 141 thousand 709, "this month across Turkey airports domestic passenger traffic of 7 million 989 thousand 298, while international passenger traffic was 5 million 519 thousand 748. Thus, the total passenger traffic with direct transit passengers in the range was 13 million 527 thousand 265. ” said.
Minister Turhan, airports freight (cargo, postal and baggage) traffic as of December in domestic lines 59 thousand 550 tons, international lines 223 thousand 810 tons, total 283 thousand 360 reached the tone was passed.
As of the end of December last year, considering the realizations, the aircraft traffic landing and taking off at airports, 893 thousand 223 in the domestic lines, 649 553 474 that expresses the express lines, the upper crossing traffic is expressed as 987 thousand XNUMX.
Turhan pointed out that the total aircraft traffic served on the airline last year increased 5,4 percent compared to the previous year, and that the total aircraft traffic reached 2 million 17 thousand 763 as of the end of last year.
“Last year domestic lines used 112,8 million passengers”
Domestic passenger traffic in airports across Turkey thousand 112 758 617 million, while international passenger traffic Turhan said that thousands 97 231 289 million, gave the following information:
“When direct transit passengers are included in 2018, the total number of passengers using the airline was 8,6 million 210 thousand 189, with an increase of 945 percent compared to the previous year. As of the end of December, the freight (cargo, mail and luggage) traffic of the airports reached 915 tons in domestic lines, 790 million 2 thousand 906 tons in international lines, with an increase of 103 percent compared to the previous year, and reached 9,8 million 3 thousand 821 tons. ”
Istanbul Airport plane and passenger statistics
Reminding that scheduled flights started on October 29, 2018 at Istanbul Airport, which was put into service by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on October 31, 2018, Cahit Turhan, on October 31-December 31, 2018, has 487 aircraft and 65 thousand 124 passenger traffic on domestic flights and 231 on international flights. He said that 30 thousand 206 passenger traffic was realized by plane.
Turhan said that at Istanbul Airport, which will be the largest in the world when it is completed, 718 thousand 95 passengers were served with a total of 330 aircraft traffic, and the number of passengers using the airport has reached 111 thousand 371 to date. (SAE)