Minister Karaismailoğlu; During the holiday, road travel companies announced that approximately 12 million ticketed passengers traveled by air and rail transportation vehicles, and millions of citizens traveled by private vehicles.
Karaismailoğlu said, “During the holiday period, 5 million 794 thousand people received service from our airports, 3 million 115 thousand people from our highways, and 2 million 900 thousand people from our railways. During the holiday, a total of 11 million 809 thousand people traveled using our air, land and railways.
Adil Karaismialoğlu, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, announced that approximately 12 million ticketed passengers traveled by air, land and rail transportation on Eid al-Adha. Stating that they have equipped Turkey with comfortable and high driving safety roads with the newly built divided roads and highways, Karaismailoğlu pointed out that Turkey has strengthened its transportation infrastructure by increasing the number of high-speed train lines after airports. Emphasizing that the passenger mobility experienced during the holiday revitalizes both the economy and tourism, Karaismailoğlu shared the air, land and rail travel data for the Feast of Sacrifice.
“5 million 794 thousand people received service from our airports”
Pointing out that Turkish Civil Aviation has added a new one to its historical achievements in every period, Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they made the airline the way of the people; He shared his travel data on the holiday.
Karaismailoğlu said, “42 thousand 688 aircraft traffic took place during the holiday holiday. 5 million 794 thousand people received service from our airports. We built new airports and transferred the old ones to the civil aviation sector. kazanWe built modern terminals with load capacity. The number of passengers receiving service from airports in tourism centers with heavy international traffic has approached the number of passengers in pre-pandemic dates. The number of passengers serving at our tourism airports during the holiday period amounted to 2 million 33 thousand on domestic flights and 2 million 771 thousand on international flights, with a total of 4 million 800 thousand. 5 million 794 thousand people received service from all our airports.” made statements.
Reminding that Istanbul Airport has become one of the most important airline transfer centers in the world, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “Istanbul Airport; Between 16 and 25 July, it served a total of 492 million 488 thousand 932 passengers, including 142 thousand 1 on domestic flights and 424 thousand 630 on international flights.
“Bus companies made 204 thousand 658 trips; carried a total of 3 million 115 thousand passengers”
Stating that they have equipped Turkey with comfortable and high driving safety roads with the newly built divided roads and highways, and that they have achieved a very serious reduction in fatal accident rates, Minister Karaismailoğlu announced that 3 million 115 thousand passengers traveled with tickets and millions of citizens traveled with their private vehicles during the Eid holiday.
Karaismailoğlu said, “The bus companies that carry passengers between cities during the holiday holiday make 204 thousand 658 trips; It carried a total of 3 million 115 thousand passengers. 354 thousand 283 passengers from Istanbul, 175 thousand 909 passengers from Ankara, and 152 thousand 694 passengers from Izmir got on the bus to travel elsewhere. 325 thousand 567 passengers came to Istanbul, 174 thousand 150 passengers to Ankara, 142 thousand 611 passengers to Izmir, "he said.
Karaismailoğlu said, “During the holiday, a total of 636 thousand 755 vehicles used the Bolu Mountain Tunnel, a total of 15 million 1 thousand 676 vehicles used the 307 July Martyrs Bridge, and a total of 1 million 852 thousand 711 vehicles used the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge. During the holiday between 17-25 July, a total of 11 million 352 thousand 945 vehicles used all highways in Turkey.
“2 million 900 thousand people preferred the Railways”
Pointing out that Turkey has strengthened its transportation infrastructure by increasing the number of high-speed train lines after airports, Minister Karaismailoğlu shared the rail travel data on the feast.
Karaismailoğlu said, “We started the reform process in the railways, which had been untouched for 2003 years until 150, and turned it into a safe, comfortable and modern transportation system. Between 17-25 July, 2 million 900 thousand people traveled by railways.
One of the most important projects in the world; Stating that Marmaray, which connects two continents under the sea, is the most preferred rail system during the holiday, Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “Marmaray; It was used by more than 17 thousand passengers on average every day during the holiday between 25-300 July.