Minister Turhan stated that the investments made by the Ministry are of great importance for the country at the press conference held at the Information Technologies and Communication Institution (BTK) regarding the 2019 assessment and 2020 targets.
Turhan pointed out that the airline industry, which they started with the goal of making the "People's Way", has grown well above the world average for 17 years. Turhan said, "As a member of the ICAO Council, we have taken decisions and approved civil aviation worldwide in 2016-2019 period. . " found the assessment.
Turhan said that while the number of countries with contracts increased to 2003 and the number of flights to 60, while flying to 173 destinations abroad in 328, Turhan said that they increased the number of active airports from 26 to 56.
Turhan stated that 2019 thousand 330 aircraft and approximately 574 million passenger traffic have been realized since the day it opened at Istanbul Airport, which is the meeting point of the world, and said, “Since Istanbul Airport has exceeded the number of passengers guaranteed in its first year, the airport operator company has 55 million will make an additional payment of euro. ” said.
Expressing that they have reached 57 percent physical realization at Rize-Artvin Airport, Turhan stated that they have started the superstructure works here.