News

Turkish Airlines International Passengers Increased 34% in January

Turkish Airlines International Passengers Increased 34% in January

In January 2013, the number of international passengers carried by Turkish Airlines increased by 34% on January 2012, compared with a 26% increase in available seat kilometres.

The overall number of passengers carried in January 2013 was 3.2 million, an increase of 23% over 2012. On domestic routes, the increase was 9% and on international services, 34%.

Turkish Airlines

In 2012, the number of passengers exceeded 39 million, which was the target for 2013. Turkish Airlines has therefore exceeded its own prediction.

The number of passengers carried in international Business and Comfort Class increased by 22% and transfer passengers at THY’s Istanbul hub increased by 42%.

Passenger load factor (seats occupied) grew to 75.9%, increasing by 3.3 percentage points over the previous year.

The available seat kilometres in January 2013 increased by 24%, from 6.8 billion to 8.4 billion. Domestically, the increase was 10% while the international offer grew by 26%.

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

Voting for ITTN Awards Extended by One Week

Neil SteedmanOctober 18, 2019

CLIA Announces Line-Up for River Cruise Conference

Michael FloodOctober 17, 2019

Danny Giles Joins Silversea Expeditions

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2019

Last Chance to Enter ITTN+EMIRATES Travel Photographer of the Year

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2019

ITTN’s Great Value Travel Deals – 17th October 2019

Neil SteedmanOctober 16, 2019

Prague Convention Bureau Invites Corporate Buyers to Fam Trip and Workshop

Neil SteedmanOctober 16, 2019

WTM London to Highlight Isle of MTV Malta

Neil SteedmanOctober 16, 2019

Dublin Airport Avoca Store Wins Global Travel Retail Award

Michael FloodOctober 16, 2019

London Travel Week Announces Key Events

Neil SteedmanOctober 16, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland