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New Istanbul Airport inks €250-million cargo service deals

New Istanbul Airport inks €250-million cargo service deals

July 14, 2017 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

With Turkish Cargo posting a 30 percent, year-over-year, jump in 2016, to 3.6 billion freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), the scale of Istanbul’s new six-runway airport is suddenly looking more pragmatic. On the logistics side, the country’s new airport is nearing completion, setting the stage for a new global cargo hubRead More

Turkish Cargo adds second Nigeria service to Kano

Turkish Cargo adds second Nigeria service to Kano

June 30, 2017 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

In what appears to be an almost monthly occurrence, Turkish Cargo, one of the world’s fastest-growing freight operations, is expanding yet again – this time in West Africa. Starting July 4, the carrier is launching weekly cargo flights to Kano, Nigeria, also touching down in Dakar, Senegal. The added DakarRead More

Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul cargo hub awarded CEIV certification

Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul cargo hub awarded CEIV certification

August 26, 2016 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Turkish Airlines’ Istanbul Atatürk Airport cargo hub has been awarded the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV-Pharma) certification. Turkish Airlines Cargo hopes to leverage its CEIV certification to compete in a crowded cargo market. Turkish Cargo tonnage carried in the firstRead More

Turkish first-half profits up, cargo revenue down

Turkish first-half profits up, cargo revenue down

August 19, 2015 at 9:56 pm 0 comments

Turkish Airlines reported strong second-quarter and first-half figures for 2015, but the carrier said revenues for its cargo operation fell in both periods ending June 30, year-over-year. But while revenue was down, so were expenses, fuel in particular. Much of the decline was fuel surcharges, which has not affected theRead More

Cecil killing prompts trophy cargo policy review

Cecil killing prompts trophy cargo policy review

August 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm 0 comments

Call it the “Cecil Effect.” In the aftermath of the illegal killing of Cecil the lion by an American dentist in Zimbabwe, airlines that carry “trophy kills” as cargo have come under pressure by organizations such as the Humane Society International. Now, Delta Air Lines, which had been a holdout,Read More