International Airports Council (ACI) announces 2018 year's connectivity report.
Social media account sharing data on the report from Twitter State Airports Authority (DHMİ) General manager and Chairman of the BoardI Funda January, Turkey drew attention to the soaring flight chart airports. ACI data prepared in Turkey's Antalya Airport drew attention to the most important holiday resort situated in the location.
DHMİ General Manager Funda Ocak stated that Antalya Airport, which serves more than 25 million passengers per year, is in the first place in its category. January, “The International Airports Council (ACI) announced its 2018 connectivity report. According to this, Antalya Airport was the first among the airports that serve over 25 million passengers annually in Europe, with a 2018 percent increase in the number of direct connections in 2017 compared to 44,8 ”.
Izmir and Ankara Airports also noted in the report
Regarding Izmir Adnan Menderes and Ankara Esenboğa Airports, January said, “The airport that served 10 million to 25 million passengers annually in Europe has the highest increase in the number of direct connections in 2018 compared to 2017, and İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport has increased by 23. At the airports serving 10 million to 25 million passengers annually in Europe, Ankara Esenboğa Airport ranked second with a 2018 percent increase in the number of direct connections in 2017 compared to 22,9 ”.
130 percent increase at Sinop Airport
The report also draws attention to another airport in Turkey was the Sinop Airport. Sinop Airport was fourth in airports with less than 5 million passengers per year in Europe, with the highest increase in direct connections in 2018 compared to 2017, with an increase of 130,4 percent.
State Airports Authority General Manager Funda in January, in the last 10 years of flight chart, he said Turkey drew attention to the list of airports. Accordingly airports served over 25 million passengers per year in Europe in 2018 compared to 2008 was in direct connection to perform the highest increase again from airports in Turkey. In this context, Antalya Airport ranked second with an increase of 226,9 percent, and Istanbul Atatürk Airport ranked fourth with an increase of 104,9 percent. At the airports serving 10 million to 25 million passengers per year, the airport, which had the highest increase in the number of direct connections in 2018 compared to 2008, was Ankara Esenboğa Airport with an increase of 169,4 percent. In the same category, Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport ranked second with an increase of 131,5 percent.
Last year the country showed the highest increase was 10 Turkey
Noting that the ACI data of the country showing the highest increase in the last 10 years, according to Turkey State Airport Authority General Manager Funda in January, "the most HUBER in 2018 (center) connection with a European airport, while the Frankfurt Airport, Istanbul Ataturk Airport took fourth place. In 2018, Istanbul Atatürk Airport's HUB connection increased 2008 percent compared to 492,8 and 2017 percent compared to 4,8. Direct communication between European countries in the top 2018 in 20, according to the number of links, direct links and HUB (center) connection in all categories realized the highest increase compared to 2008, the country was Turkey, "he said.