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Cargo movement via Turkish airport in Adana Province drops

Transport Materials 23 July 2020 11:26
Cargo movement via Turkish airport in Adana Province drops

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 23

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

As many as 10,810 tons of cargo were transported through the Turkish airport in Adana province from January through June 2020, which is 51 percent less compared to the same period of 2019, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.

During the reporting period, 8,412 tons of cargo were handled by domestic flights, having shown a 48 percent drop on an annualized basis.

In 1H2020, 2,398 tons of cargo were transported through the airport in Adana Province by international flights, which is 58 percent less compared to 1H2019, the ministry said.

According to the ministry, the airport in Adana province served over 1.16 million passengers in the first half of this year, which is 54 percent less compared to the first half of 2019.

In the mentioned period, 1.03 million passengers were served on domestic flights, which is 53 percent less compared to the same period of last year.

Around 137,901 passengers were served on international flights in the reporting period, a decrease of 60 percent over the year.

The ministry noted that 11,083 flights were carried out at the airport in Adana province, an annual decrease of 45 percent.

During this period, 9,784 flights were carried out on domestic flights, which is 43 percent less compared to the same period of 2019.

International flights at the airport in Adana province slumped by 58 percent, amounting to 1,299 flights.

At the same time, air traffic in Turkey decreased by 51 percent and amounted to 350,881 flights.

In 1H2020, over 36.4 million passengers were served at all Turkish airports.

In the reporting period, more than 1 million tons of cargo were transported through all airports of the country.

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