BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 2
As many as 8,948 tons of cargo were transported through Turkey’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport in January 2021, lowering by 66 percent compared to the same month of 2020, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey told Trend.
According to the ministry, in the reporting month, the country’s domestic flights transported 7,844 tons of cargo, showing a 30-percent drop over the year.
At the same time, 1,104 tons of cargo were transported through Sabiha Gokcen Airport by international flights, which is plunge by 93 percent year-on-year, the ministry said.
The Sabiha Gokcen Airport served over 1.3 million passengers in January this year, which is 56 percent less than in the same month of 2020.
Some 890,789 passengers were served on domestic flights over the reporting month, while a year earlier this indicator was 48 percent more.
In January 2021, 411,433 passengers were served on international flights, down 66 percent compared to the same month of last year.
Meanwhile, 10,345 flights were carried out through Sabiha Gokcen Airport, which is 45 percent less compared to the same month of 2020.
In the reporting month, 6,374 flights were carried out on domestic flights, which is decrease of 40 percent year on year.
International flights via Sabiha Gokcen Airport shrank by 52 percent over the year, amounting to 3,971 flights.
Air traffic in Turkey in January this year decreased by 45.9 percent and amounted to 59,827 flights. Meanwhile, over 5.2 million passengers were served at all Turkish airports.
During the reporting month, 187,141 tons of cargo were transported through all airports in the country.