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Turkish Cargo increases freight capacity by 16%



Flying to 133 countries in 364 destinations with 24 freighters and 416 passenger aircraft, Turkish Cargo increased its freight ton kilometers by 16% compared to 2019.  Tripling its market share in air freight market in the last 10 years, the company bolstered its success by ranking fourth among the world’s top air cargo carriers according to IATA’s 2023 data.


Aiming to expand its fleet to 800 aircraft by 2033 as part of its 100th Anniversary Strategy, Turkish Airlines meanwhile increased its number of aircraft by 12% to 440 in 2023, despite global challenges in aircraft procurement and bottlenecks in aircraft production.


Türkiye’s national flag carrier actively supported the relief efforts from the first day following the Kahramanmaraş centered earthquakes, the largest and most devastating natural disasters in the country’s history. The airline conducted humanitarian passenger and cargo flights from both domestic and international locations free of charge.


Employing over 83 thousand people together with its subsidiaries, the group is a proud representative of its nation in the global air transportation industry.

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