📩 29/11/2018 20:52
- airport will change the fate of the world in the air: THY General Manager Temel Kotil said that with the opening of the 3rd airport, Istanbul will be one of the most important transfer points in the world. Kotil said, “Istanbul will be the city with the most flights. Airport in Turkey as well as to change the destiny of the world, "he said.
Turkish Airlines (THY) General Manager Temel Kotil said that with the opening of the third airport, they will increase the number of flights from 200 to 2. Noting that the airlines abroad will start operating at least 2 thousand flights, Kotil said, “Istanbul will be the city with the most flights in the world with this new airport. He will fly in Istanbul, ”he said. Explaining that Asian large carriers arrive in Frankfurt, Paris and deliver passengers from there, Kotil said:
Target 150 million passengers
“The more ideal point with the new airport is for them to come to Istanbul and return immediately. It is our distribution within Europe with 101 points. The new airport changes the game. We serve 66 percent of how many transit passengers there are in the world. When it is said that we should hold a meeting in the world in the 2020s, the first thing that comes to mind will be Istanbul. This will fly Istanbul, ”he said. Providing information about the airport to be opened in 2017, Kotil said: “In the first place, it will reach 90 million 2023 million passenger capacity by 150. In 2023, it will be the largest airport in the world. This year, Atatürk Airport will receive 55 million passengers. If Sabiha Gökçen had 20 million passengers, Istanbul would be the city with the highest number of passengers in Europe after London. "
We decide according to developments
Making evaluations about Israel, Kotil said, “We stopped Tel Aviv flights for 24 hours. "We are monitoring the situation closely, we will review the decision according to the developments," he said.