EUROPE: Turkish eyes new services with expanded fleet

Turkish Cargo has added a second A310-300 freighter to its fleet in early December. The aircraft, with 32.7 tonnes capacity has been deployed to Paris, London, Cologne, Zurich and Tbilisi and has also increased the frequencies of current scheduled cargo flights to Frankfurt, Maastricht, Tel Aviv, Almaty and Delhi. The cargo division of Turkish Airlines […]


Turkish Cargo has added a second A310-300 freighter to its fleet in early December. The aircraft, with 32.7 tonnes capacity has been deployed to Paris, London, Cologne, Zurich and Tbilisi and has also increased the frequencies of current scheduled cargo flights to Frankfurt, Maastricht, Tel Aviv, Almaty and Delhi.

The cargo division of Turkish Airlines said it will also convert two of its A310- 300 passenger aircraft to freighters in 2008 giving it a total of four by the end of next year. With the enlarged freighter fleet Turkish Cargo will look to add new destinations including Milan, Madrid, Moscow, Munich, Dubai, Amman, Baku and Tashkent.

Turkish Cargo currently off ers scheduled cargo flights to Maastricht, Frankfurt, London (Gatwick), Paris (Charles de Gaulle), Tel Aviv, Cologne, Almaty, New Delhi, Zurich and Tbilisi with its A310-304F freighters.