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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 two more African destinations to freighter network

Turkish Cargo adds two more African destinations to freighter network

July 12, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

Turkish Cargo continues its expansion into Africa, with the July 1 launch of a scheduled cargo flights to Johannesburg and Madagascar. After noticing rising exports in bellyholds, the carrier is adding freighter capacity to meet demand. South Africa’s major export markets include Europe and the Americas, where Turkish has expandedRead 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 adds freighter capacity into Brazil, France

Turkish adds freighter capacity into Brazil, France

June 22, 2017 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Bolstering its reputation as one of the fastest-growing airfreight operations in the world, Turkish Cargo launched scheduled freighter flights to Paris yesterday, and will launch a scheduled cargo route to São Paulo on June 25. Calling São Paolo, “one of the largest industrial and trade centers in South America,” TurkishRead More

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Turkish Cargo’s new boss brings forwarders to the fore

May 4, 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

No matter how much you might love your local coffee shop or pub, there’s invariably something that you would improve if you were running the show. Turhan Ozen has become that empowered customer. A former freight forwarder, he is now in the driver’s seat of one of the fastest growingRead More

Turkish Cargo doubles freighter capacity into Oslo on strong seafood exports

Turkish Cargo doubles freighter capacity into Oslo on strong seafood exports

April 19, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Thanks to a strong start to the year for seafood exports, Turkish Airlines doubled its freighter capacity into Oslo Airport this month. Turkish Airlines’ cargo division launched flights to Oslo Airport on March 10, before upping capacity. The route will be serviced by an A330-200F.  Martin Langaas, director of cargoRead More

FAA lifts Turkey’s flight restrictions, logistics makes quick recovery

FAA lifts Turkey’s flight restrictions, logistics makes quick recovery

July 18, 2016 at 10:53 pm 0 comments

The FAA announced on Monday that all restrictions on flights to and from Turkey in the wake of Friday’s coup attempt, have been lifted. The decision is welcome news to Turkish national carrier Turkish Airways, which would have been forced to cancel flights to the ten airports that it servesRead More

Turkish Cargo takes on America

Turkish Cargo takes on America

March 3, 2016 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Toward the end of this year’s Super Bowl, after many of the most expensive TV advertisements of the year had aired, viewers may have noticed an odd brand tie-in for the upcoming “Batman vs. Superman” movie, premiering at the end of this month: Turkish Airlines. In the ad, actors fromRead More