Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu stated that the recovery in the airline sector, which contracted after the epidemic, accelerated. kazanHe pointed out that the number of passengers using the airline increased by 77 percent in January and exceeded 9 million. In the same period, aircraft traffic reached 112," he said.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu evaluated the aviation industry. Noting that in the first month of the year, domestic passenger traffic increased by 49 percent and exceeded 5 million 25 thousand, Karaismailoğlu emphasized that international passenger traffic increased by 128 percent to 4 million 241 thousand. Karaismailoğlu announced that the total passenger traffic, together with the direct transit passengers, increased by 77 percent and reached 9 million 280 thousand in January.
INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT TRAFFIC INCREASED 80 PERCENT
Expressing that the number of planes landing and taking off in domestic flights increased by 25 percent to 50 thousand 225, Karaismailoğlu said, “While the air traffic on international lines increased by 80 percent, the number of planes reached 35 thousand 683. With the overpasses, the total aircraft traffic increased by 52 percent to 111 thousand 971. Airport freight traffic; In January, it was 50 thousand 849 tons in domestic lines and 186 thousand 333 tons in international lines.
APPROXIMATELY 3.5 MILLION PASSENGERS SERVED AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
"Aircraft traffic landing and taking off at Istanbul Airport has reached a total of 6 thousand 744, including 19 thousand 715 on domestic lines and 26 thousand 459 on international lines," said Minister of Transport, Karaismailoğlu, "At Istanbul Airport, 892 thousand 169 on domestic lines and 2 thousand 593 on international lines. A total of 3 million 485 thousand passengers were served, XNUMX million XNUMX thousand passengers," he said.
PASSENGER TRAFFIC IS APPROACHING ITS PREVIOUS LEVEL
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu said, “The passenger traffic, which has greatly decreased throughout the world and in our country during the coronavirus epidemic, has approached its previous level in January 2022 compared to the same period of 2019. Thus, our airports reached 2022 percent of 2019 passenger traffic in January 66 in terms of total passenger traffic. recovery acceleration kazanwas. The investments we made and the measures we took played an important role in this recovery. The number of active airports, which was 2003 in 26, has increased to 56 as of today. With the airports to be opened, this number will increase to 61,” he said.