BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug.26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
As many as 8,358 tons of cargo were transported via the Turkish airport in Trabzon Province from January through July 2020, which is 57 percent less compared to the same period of 2019, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.
During the reporting period, 7,699 tons of cargo were handled by domestic flights, having shown a 51 percent drop on an annualized basis.
Meanwhile, 659 tons of cargo were transported through the Trabzon Airport by international flights, which is an 83 percent decrease compared to the same period of 2019, the ministry said.
According to the ministry, the airport served 905,862 passengers in the first 7 months of this year, which is a 53 percent decline in comparison to the first half of 2019.
In the mentioned period, 933,378 passengers were served on domestic flights, plunging by 57 percent compared to the same period of last year.
Around 27,516 passengers were served on international flights in the reporting period, a decrease of 87 percent over the year.
The ministry noted that 6,995 flights were carried out at the Trabzon Airport, a decrease of 53 percent a year-on-year.
During the reporting period, 6,419 flights were carried out on domestic flights, which is 48 percent less than in the same period of 2019.
International flights at the airport in Trabzon Province slumped by 77 percent, amounting to 576 flights.
At the same time, air traffic in Turkey decreased by 50.9 percent and amounted to 431,049 flights.
From January through July this year, over 42.6 million passengers were served at all Turkish airports.
In the reporting period, more than 1.2 million tons of cargo were transported through all airports of the country.
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