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Turkish Airlines reveals Q1 traffic results

Posted 3 May 2018 · Add Comment

Turkish Airlines has that travellers to Turkey flying from the Middle East region has increased during the first quarter of the year.

 

During the first quarter, increase in demand and total number of passengers was 22% higher than the same period of last year. Total number of passengers from the Middle East region was 5.6 million last year.

The first quarter the total Load Factor improved by 6.5 points recording the highest load factor in Turkish Airlines history for the first quarter, while international Load Factor increased by 7 points. Airline seat capacity grew by 11.4%.

Muhammed Fatih Durmaz, Turkish Airlines Vice President Sales, Middle East & Cyprus, said: “2017 was a successful year for Turkish Airlines in terms of our global fleet and network expansion and we have high expectations of 2018 as we see the Q1 results and continue to build momentum for our excellent in-flight and customer service. Our network expansion has also been a pivotal step in supporting the increasing customer demand in all our markets, including the UAE and the Middle East. Through new and innovative features, as well as having a growing fleet, our aim is to provide customers with the best possible options, both in terms of new destinations and innovative products and services.”

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