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Passenger transportation by air in Turkey slightly decreases

Türkiye Materials 9 January 2020 19:00 (UTC +04:00)
Passenger transportation by air in Turkey slightly decreases

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 9

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Passenger transportation by air in Turkey dropped by 0.8 percent during 2019 compared to preceding year, amounting to 208.8 million passengers, Trend reports citing Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure on Jan. 9.

During this period, the passenger flow on domestic flights amounted to slightly over 100 million people, which is 11.3 percent less compared to the same period of 2018.

In 2019, 108.7 million passengers were transported by international flights, which is 11.4 percent more than in 2018, the ministry said.

In total, 84.8 million passengers were transported via three major airports of Turkey’s Istanbul, Ankara, and Antalya cities, the ministry said.

Indicators for passenger transportation at three major airports in Turkey in 2019:

Name of airports

Number of passengers

Percentage ration in 2018

Domestic flights

International flights

TOTAL

Domestic flights

International flights

TOTAL

Sabiha Gokcen Istanbul

21,415,596

14,057,256

35,472, 852

-5

+21

+4

Esenboga

Ankara

11,417,759

2,275,195

13,692, 954

-21

1

-18

Antalya

7,078,219

28,635,987

35,714, 206

-7

+19

+13

TOTAL

39,911,574

44,968,438

84,880,012

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