Turkey’s air traffic rises in September

115 million people were carried by flight in the first nine months of the year.


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Turkey’s flight traffic increased by 11 percent to 122,500 and passenger traffic by 13.7 percent in September compared to the same month in 2012, a statement from the General Directorate of State Airports Authority released for September 2013 said.

Air cargo traffic increased as well. Around 266,000 tons of air cargo was carried in September by an 11.8 percent increase compared to the same month of the previous year. A total of 1.9 million tons of air cargo was carried in the first nine months of the year.