Turkish Cargo sets sights on North America

Cargo, American-style Turkish first dipped its toe into North American waters in the 1990s, first by operating charter flights to the continent. “This enabled us to observe the market before the start of our scheduled flights,” Anlatan said. “Therefore, we did not face any problems when we got into the North American markets,” he added. […]
  • Randy Woods
  • February 29, 2016

Turkish Cargo expands African freighter service

The rapidly expanding cargo division of Turkish Airlines has added a tenth destination in Africa to its maindeck network. On May 18, the carrier began regularly scheduled freighter service to Dakar, Senegal, using an A330F. The route goes from Istanbul to Dakar and then on to Los Angeles, and then returning to Turkey, the company […]
  • Randy Woods
  • May 18, 2015

Turkish Cargo expands yet again

Along with its robust passenger growth, Turkish Airlines is rapidly growing its cargo network and operations. Most recently, its Turkish Cargo division added freighter service to Lahore, Pakistan, and Bahrain. The new weekly freighter service to Lahore is Turkish Cargo’s  17th dedicated airfreight route in the Far East, while the Bahrain route represents its eighth […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 8, 2015

Turkish Cargo launches freighter service to Chicago

After expanding rapidly through Europe and Asia, Turkish Cargo is making more inroads in the United States with today’s inaugural freighter flight to Chicago O’Hare. This all-cargo flight, made weekly to ORD using an A330F, will supplement the already healthy belly capacity currently available in multiple Turkish passenger flights to cities in both the U.S. […]
  • Staff Reports
  • April 3, 2015

Turkish Cargo releases promo

Turkish Cargo, in an effort to build on its rapid growth in tonnage and routes, has released a clever video as part of a new marketing campaign, “Globalize Your Business.” The video was filmed at the Teatro Tre studio in Milan, and took months of work along with post-production. The video illustrates the transportation of […]
  • March 3, 2014

Turkish Cargo expects continued global growth

Turkish Cargo, the freight service of Turkish Airlines, has ambitious plans for growth, and it seeks to continue the rapid expansion it has experienced over the last several years. The cargo carrier has averaged a 20 percent growth rate over the past five years. “We have a strategy independent from market conditions,” says Mehmet Kizilkaya, […]
  • Staff Reports
  • August 28, 2013

Carriers continue capacity expansions

The air cargo sector continues to grow in the Middle East with carriers announcing capacity increases at a regular clip. Among the latest to do so is Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo, which is increasing its cargo capacity to Tokyo, when Emirates launches a daily non-stop flight between Dubai and Haneda Airport beginning June 3. Haneda Airport […]
  • May 2, 2013
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