Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu announced the aviation data for July. Noting that in passenger and environmentally friendly airports, the aircraft traffic reached 77 thousand 181 on domestic routes and 85 thousand 775 on international routes, a total of 200 thousand 302 aircraft traffic took place in July with the overpasses, Karaismailoğlu noted that the total air traffic increased by 17.4 percent compared to the same month of the previous year. pulled. Karaismailoğlu said, “2019 percent of the aircraft traffic in July 96 has been reached. Passenger traffic, which decreased to a great extent throughout the world and in our country during the Covid-19 epidemic, approached its previous level in July of this year compared to the same month of 2019. In total passenger traffic, 2019 percent of 95 passenger traffic was realized.
PASSENGER TRAFFIC INCREASED 24.7 PERCENT IN JULY
Karaismailoğlu stated that the density of passenger traffic also increased, adding that 8 million 40 thousand passengers traveled on domestic lines and 13 million 310 thousand passengers on international lines. Noting that the total number of passengers traveling by air has increased by 24.7 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and exceeded 21 million 388 thousand, Karaismailoğlu stated that the freight traffic has reached 13.8 thousand 429 tons with an increase of 734 percent. Karaismailoğlu said, “Aircraft traffic that landed and took off from Istanbul Airport in July increased to 11 thousand 82, 30 thousand 850 on domestic flights and 41 thousand 932 on international flights,” Karaismailoğlu said, adding that Istanbul Airport, which is among the busiest airports in Europe, He emphasized that it hosted a total of 1 million 750 thousand passengers, 5 million 9 thousand on domestic lines and 6 million 759 thousand on international lines.
AIRCRAFT TRAFFIC EXCEEDED 7 MILLION IN 1 MONTHS
Minister of Transport, Karaismailoğlu, said, “The aircraft traffic that took off and landed in the January-July period was 442 thousand 152 in domestic lines and 369 thousand 482 in international lines. Thus, a total of 1 million 22 thousand aircraft traffic was reached with the overpasses. Compared to the same period of the previous year, total air traffic increased by 44.2 percent. 44 million 55 thousand passengers traveled on domestic lines and 52 million 386 thousand passengers traveled on international lines. The total number of passengers served with transit passengers in 7 months increased by 68,6 percent and reached 96 million 647 thousand. Freight traffic also reached 2 million 198 thousand tons.
At Istanbul Airport in 7 months; Karaismailoğlu underlined that a total of 61 thousand 606 aircraft traffic was realized, 170 thousand 507 on domestic lines and 232 thousand 113 on international lines, and noted that a total of 8 million 924 thousand passenger traffic, 25 million 396 thousand on domestic lines and 34 million 320 thousand on international lines.
INTENSITY CONTINUES IN TOURISM CENTERS
Emphasizing that the density continues in tourism centers, Karaismailoğlu continued his statement as follows:
“In the January-July period, the number of passengers receiving service from the airports in our tourism centers, where international traffic is heavy, was 9 million 166 thousand in domestic lines and 16 million 137 thousand in international lines. Aircraft traffic, on the other hand, was 75 thousand 114 on domestic lines and 109 thousand 26 on international lines. Antalya Airport served a total of 3 million 380 thousand passengers, 11 million 858 thousand on domestic flights and 15 million 238 thousand on international lines. A total of 5 million 386 thousand passengers traveled at İzmir Adnan Menderes Airport, 2 million 263 thousand passengers at Muğla Dalaman Airport, 2 million 16 thousand passengers at Muğla Milas-Bodrum Airport, and 399 thousand 408 passengers at Gazipaşa Alanya Airport.
LIFE BEGINS WHEN REACHING
Expressing that they are proud and happy to transport everyone to their destination quickly and safely on the road with the slogan "Life begins when it reaches", Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Karaismailoğlu stated that they made the airline the way of the people, and the data clearly showed this. Noting that investments continue in aviation as in every mode of transportation, Karaismailoğlu noted that they opened both Tokat Airport and Rize-Artvin Airport in the first half of this year.