The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure reported that a total of 139 aircraft traffic took place in February with the overpasses, thus exceeding the covid period, and said, “771 million 11 thousand passengers in February and more than 750 million passengers in the two-month period preferred the airline.”
The Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure State Airports Authority (DHMI) General Directorate announced the airline aircraft, passenger and cargo statistics for February. Aircraft traffic increased by 28,3 percent in domestic flights and reached 65 thousand 457 with an increase of 32,1 percent in international flights in February compared to the same month of the previous year. It was stated that it increased to 42 thousand 788.
The statement said, “In the same month, the domestic passenger traffic at the airports serving throughout Turkey was 5 million 613 thousand, and the international passenger traffic was 6 million 132 thousand. Together with the direct transit passengers, the total passenger traffic increased by 25 percent to 11 million 750 thousand passengers. The passenger traffic, which has decreased greatly throughout the world and in our country during the coronavirus (covid-19) epidemic, has approached its previous level in February 2023 compared to the same month of 2020. In total passenger traffic, including direct transit, at our airports, 2023 percent of 2020 passenger traffic was realized in February 95. In addition, in the same month, the total aircraft traffic, including overpasses, was exceeded.
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In the statement, it was stated that the plane traffic to Istanbul Airport reached a total of 9 thousand 556 in February, 26 thousand 5 on domestic lines and 35 thousand 561 on international flights, it was reported that 5 million 114 thousand passengers preferred Istanbul Airport. It was emphasized that 15 thousand 445 aircraft traffic was realized at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and 2 million 409 thousand passengers were served.
PASSENGER TRAFFIC INCREASED 36 PERCENT IN TWO MONTHS PERIOD
Aircraft traffic in the January-February period compared to the same period of the previous year; The statement, which was reported to be 129 thousand 281 in domestic lines and 90 thousand 666 in international lines, continued as follows:
“With the overpasses, a total of 286 thousand 814 aircraft traffic has been reached. Domestic air traffic increased by 27,5 percent, international air traffic increased by 33,2 percent and total air traffic, including overpasses, increased by 31,5 percent. Domestic passenger traffic at airports increased by 20,7 percent to 12 million 372 thousand, international passenger traffic increased by 54,8 percent to 12 million 998 thousand. In the same period, total passenger traffic, including direct transit passengers, increased by 36 percent and reached 25 million 382 thousand. Airport cargo (cargo, mail and baggage) traffic reached 550 thousand 802 tons. While 74 thousand 449 aircraft traffic took place at Istanbul Airport in the two-month period, 10 million 768 thousand passengers were served. Air traffic at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport reached 33 thousand 46. 5 million 204 thousand passengers preferred Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport.”
Günceleme: 10/03/2023 14:02