Turkey's air traffic, number of passengers up

The number of airway passengers increased 13.1 percent and reached 10.9 million in April.

Turkey's air traffic, number of passengers up

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkey's air traffic and the number of airway passengers continue to rise.

According to figures announced by General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey, the total number of airway passengers as well as direct transit passengers increased 13.1 percent and reached 10.9 million in April 2013 compared to April 2012.

The total number of airplanes landing in/taking off at domestic lines increased 15.8 percent and reached 55,363, while it increased 8.9 percent and reached 39,087 in international lines in April 2013 compared to April 2012.

Cargo transportation also increased 16.8 percent in domestic flights and 12.2 percent in international flights. Total cargo transportation reached 189,301 tons including cargo, mail and luggage. 

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