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Cargo transportation via one of Turkish airports suffers big drop

Türkiye Materials 21 July 2020 12:07
Cargo transportation via one of Turkish airports suffers big drop

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 21

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

As many as 6,283 tons of cargo were transported through the Turkish airport in Trabzon province from January through June 2020, which is 54 percent less compared to the same period of 2019, Turkey’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure told Trend.

During the reporting period, 5,842 tons of cargo were handled by domestic flights, having shown a 51 percent drop year-on-year.

In 1H2020, 441 tons of cargo were transported through the airport in Trabzon province by international flights, which is 76 percent less compared to 1H2019, the ministry said.

According to the ministry, the airport in Trabzon province served 747,194 passengers in the first half of this year, which is 56 percent less compared to the first half of 2019.

In the mentioned period, 727,705 passengers were served on domestic flights, which is 54 percent less compared to the same period of last year.

Around 19,489 passengers were served on international flights in the reporting period, a decrease of 81 percent over the year.

The ministry noted that 5,396 flights were carried out at the airport in Trabzon province, an annual decrease of 55 percent.

During this period, 4,986 flights were carried out on domestic flights, which is 51 percent less compared to the same period of 2019.

International flights at the airport in Trabzon province decreased by 75 percent, amounting to 410 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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