Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu issued a written statement on the aviation industry.
Pointing out that he has made significant investments in the aviation sector over the past 20 years, Karaismailoğlu noted that Turkey has become the world’s leading country in the sector.
Karaismailoğlu pointed out that he received the fruit of a planned action in the investments and used the following statements:
“In October this year, the number of aircraft landing and taking off at our passenger and environmentally friendly airports reached 70,000 36 on domestic flights and 70,000 21 on international flights. A total of 177,000 531 traffic was achieved. airplane with flyover. Therefore, in October 2019, it exceeds 96% of total air traffic, inclusive
Noting that domestic passenger traffic increased to 6,832,000 and international passenger traffic to 10,995,000 at airports serving across Turkey last month, Karaismailoğlu said the number of passengers served with transit passengers increased. by 14.1% and exceeded 17 million 877 thousand.
Karaismailoğlu pointed out that passenger traffic was very close to its previous level in October compared to the same month in 2019 and said that 92% of 2019 passenger traffic in October 2022, including transit, was made at airports.
SERVICE TO 5 MILLION PASSENGERS IN OCTOBER AT ISTANBUL AIRPORT
Karaismailoğlu stated that air traffic landed and taken off from Istanbul airport in October reached 37,000 687, 9,000 547 on national lines and 28,000 140 on international lines, 1 million 368 thousand on domestic lines and 4 million 605 on international lines at the airport. reported that in total over 5 million 974 thousand passengers were served.
Karaismailoğlu stated that air traffic landing and take-off at airports in the January-October period was 665 thousand 583 on national lines and 603 thousand 146 on international lines and that a total of 1 million 590 thousand air traffic was reached with flyovers. Karaismailoğlu pointed out that air traffic increased by 30.6 percent compared to the same period last year.
Noting that airports hosted 66 million 245 thousand passengers on domestic flights and 89 million 288 thousand passengers on international flights, Karaismailoğlu said:
“We served a total of 155 million 885 thousand passengers along with direct transit passengers. Our passenger numbers increased by 45.7 percent over the same period last year. In the aforementioned period, airport freight traffic was of 662 thousand 625 tons on national lines and 2 million 726 thousand tons on international lines, it reached 3 million 388 thousand tons in total.
39 MILLION PASSENGER TRAFFIC ON INTERNATIONAL LINES
Sharing information that 351,000 465 of air traffic, 91,000 915 on domestic lines and 259,000 550 on international lines, took place at Istanbul airport in the January-October period, Karaismailoğlu said, 13 million 555 thousand on domestic lines, 39 million 991 thousand on international lines, for a total of 53 million, said passenger traffic is 546,000.