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Load Factor for Turkish Airlines at 83.3% this October

Turkish Airlines

Passenger and cargo traffic results recorded 83.3% load factor this October, according to a recent announcement from Turkish Airlines.  

Based on Traffic Results data for the month of October 2019:

  • The total number of passengers carried by Turkish Airlines increased by 1.9% or 6.6 million
  • Domestic load factor was 86.2% and international load factor was 82.9%
  • International-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers) increased by 8.0%, and international passengers excluding international-to-international transit passengers increased by 9.7% compared to the same period last year. The total number of international passengers increased by 8.8% in October compared to same month of last year, the highest growth since the beginning of the year
  • The flag carrier also realised double digit increases in the number of passengers from the Middle East and Far East by 11,5% and 11,4%, respectively
  • Cargo/mail volume increased by 7.9%, compared to the same period of 2018. Main contributors to this growth in cargo/mail volume are Europe with 10,9%, Far East with 10.2% and North America with 4.6% increase.

January – October 2019 Traffic Results:

  • Total number of passengers carried reached around 63.1 million
  • Total load factor reached 81.6%. International load factor was recorded as 80.9%, while domestic load factor reached 86.4%
  • International-to-international transfer passengers carried increased by 4.3%
  • Cargo/mail carried during the first ten months of 2019 increased by 9.3% and reach to 1.3 million tonnes

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