Karaismailoğlu said, “Our country is geographically located on the flight routes between developed and developing markets with its key position in the middle of three continents. We have a geographical advantage of being within a maximum of 1,6 hours flight distance to 39 countries where 410 billion people live, have a GNP of 8 trillion 67 billion dollars and a trade volume of 4 trillion dollars. We said, 'There will be no place in the world that we cannot reach' and thank God we achieved this goal to a great extent ”.
Transport and Infrastructure Minister Karaismailoğlu Fair, the world's fastest growing air cargo brand that provides a significant contribution to Turkey's economy with Turkish Cargo Turkey Exporters Assembly (TIM) protocol of cooperation between realized spoke at the launch ceremony.
"We have a geographical advantage of being within 67 hours flight distance to 4 countries"
Stating that airline transportation, which is increasing in weight in cargo transportation as well as passenger transportation, is one of the most important logistics modes of both today and the future, Minister Karaismailoğlu emphasized that our country is geographically located on the flight routes between developed and developing markets with its key position in the middle of three continents. drew. Karaismailoğlu said, "We have a geographical superiority such as being within 1,6 hours flight distance to 39 countries, where 410 billion people live, 8 trillion 67 billion dollars of GNP and 4 trillion dollars of trade volume."
"In the last 18 years, we increased the number of our airports from 26 to 56"
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We said 'There will be no place in the world that we cannot reach' and thank God we achieved this goal to a great extent. In the last 18 years, we have come a long way by making Turkish Airlines a world brand, expanding the scope of the routes we fly, and increasing the number of our airports from 26 to 56. Thanks to our strategic work has become an important transit center of Istanbul in Turkey and world aviation today, "he said.
"Turkey has always to be a logistical power of working together"
Karaismailoğlu Ministers, noting that Turkey has always been to be a force logistics work together; “We continue to support our economy and exports with our giant projects in all transportation modes, smart mobility solutions, communication breakthroughs. We must be ready and make the best use of the opportunities that the new Silk Road brings to us by the economic power that has started to focus on the Africa-Europe-Asia triangle. "
"In 2020, air cargo revenues will reach 110,8 billion dollars"
Pointing out that the cooperation protocol to be implemented between TIM and THY is very important for the economic goals of the country, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “Providing a service fee advantage of up to 30 percent in cargo transportation by Turkish Airlines will contribute to the competitive power of our exporters. In the reports of IATA, it is predicted that air cargo revenues will reach 2020 billion dollars in 110,8. Considering the revenues recorded as 2019 billion dollars in 102,4, it is estimated that the share of air cargo in the total sector will increase by 26 percent, doubling compared to previous years ”.