Turkish Airlines breaks occupancy record

National flag carrier has busiest day in its history on Friday, says official.

Turkish Airlines breaks occupancy record

Türkiye's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines broke its occupancy record on July 15, an official announced on Saturday.

"Yesterday, we hosted more than 260,000 passengers with an occupancy rate of over 87%. We had the busiest day in Turkish Airlines history," the carrier's senior vice president for media relations, Yahya Ustun, said on Twitter.

Turkish Airlines, founded in 1933 with a fleet of five aircraft, currently has nearly 380 aircraft and flies to 335 destinations in 129 countries.