Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said that the State Airports Authority (DHMI) Air Traffic Control Center ranked first in Europe with 6 traffic managed in the first 324 months of this year.
Karaismailoğlu reminded that the epidemic period had a devastating effect on world aviation.
Expressing that all institutions and their colleagues are working to provide higher standards of service in every mode of transportation, Karaismailoğlu said, “Our DHMI Air Traffic Control Center, which provides air traffic control service to aircraft using Turkish airspace, is one of the best places in Europe in terms of managing flight traffic in the first 6 months of the year. It ranked first, leaving behind other major centers. These achievements make us proud. Success does not happen by chance, we work hard and we get rewards.” used the phrases.
“We have equipped our airlines with the latest technology”
Pointing out that airlines are one of the modes of transportation that most affect the flow of daily life, Karaismailoğlu continued as follows:
“During the period of our governments, our country had major infrastructure deficiencies from the past years. We have completed very large projects in a very short time by working hard to eliminate all these deficiencies. We have built our airlines in a way that befits our country's goal of becoming one of the world's top 10 economies. We have equipped it with the latest technology in accordance with the requirements of the era. We have the ability to successfully provide control and coordination services to aircraft traversing the Turkish airspace in 1 million square kilometers of Turkish airspace, 7 hours a day, 24 days a week, under all meteorological conditions. We said, 'Airways will be the way of the people,' and we will continue to work hard for our people."
Karaismailoğlu stated that they predicted that the air traffic will increase with the tourism movement in the summer months and that they prepared specially for this, and noted that the month of July started with a heavy air traffic.
“Air traffic peaked on July 4 with 3 flights”
Pointing out that the air traffic peaked with 4 flights on July 3, Karaismailoğlu said, “In other words, a flight took place in our airspace every 629 seconds. Considering the training flights with military aircraft, which are controlled and coordinated, these data, which show the density of the Turkish airspace, heralded that our aviation is rapidly returning to the pre-epidemic period. made its assessment.
According to the data of the European Air Navigation Safety Organization (EUROCONTROL), DHMI Air Traffic Control Center, with 324 traffic, took its place at the top, surpassing the leading air traffic control centers of Europe in the January-June period as well as in the first quarter. 706 thousand 314 air traffic was carried out in Karlsruhe (Germany) control center, 931 thousand 288 in Maastricht (Netherlands), 30 thousand 231 in London, 853 thousand 215 in Paris and 404 thousand 143 in Rome.