Büyük Owl ”flights are among the first 100 day projects of İzmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer. The number of beneficiaries is increasing day by day. 18 As of July, the Gulf ferries will start their Owl flights on Thursday nights.
With the implementation of the Owl, which was implemented as the first step of the Public Transportation Mobilization initiated by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, 27 started to use public transportation at night in April, in addition to buses, ferries, trams and metro. The “Owl Expeditions yapılan, which were previously only used by buses, became valid for sea transportation and rail system. People of Izmir can benefit from public transportation at any time of the day.
Owl will work at Thursday nights
İzmir Bay is now being used more intensively in public transportation with the new application. Since the launch of night flights, approximately 12 thousand passengers have been transported by gulf ferries. Owl passengers, who were around 4 thousand in May, rose to 5 thousand in June.
75 percent of passengers traveled from Alsancak to Karsiyaka and 25 percent traveled from Karsiyaka to Alsancak. Most passengers were transported by 00.30 and 01.00 from Alsancak, 23.59 and 01.00 from Karşıyaka.
Owing to the above-expected expedition to Owl flights IZDENIZ General Directorate on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, three times a week, decided to remove the four flights. Starting from July, 18 gulf ferries will also operate on Thursday nights.
Number of passengers increased in rail system
Owing to Izmir Metro and Karsiyaka Tram, the flights that started in addition to the current tariff ending at 00.20 attracted great attention. On the Friday and Saturday nights of the İzmir Metro, additional flights took advantage of almost one thousand passengers. A total of 1,000 10 passengers were transported on the 97 owl flight on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights at Karşıyaka Tram.