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Record year-end for Turkish Airlines

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Turkish Airlines has recorded a remarkable 2018 year end with a Load Factor of 80.2%.

The total number of passengers carried in December 2018 went up by 1% reaching 5.5 million passengers.

During January-December 2018, 75.2 million passengers flew Turkish Airlines, an increase of 10% from 2017.

Turkish Airlines total load factor improved by 3 points up to 82%. While international load factor increased by 3 points reaching 81%, and domestic load factor went up by 1 point reaching 85%.

Cargo and mail volumes also improved markedly – up 25% and reaching 1.4 million tons.

Turkish Airlines has a fleet of 332 (passenger and cargo) aircraft flying to 306 worldwide destinations as 257 international and 49 domestic, in 124 countries.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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