Istanbul Atatürk Airport to open on October 29th

Published: Monday, October 15, 2018

Istanbul New Airport which will make Turkey to become a global center of logistics, will be opening on October 29th, 2018 with a stunning ceremony.

The world’s fastest growing air cargo brand Turkish Cargo will continue all of its world-class cargo operations from Istanbul Atatürk Airport with the same standards and quality till December 31st, 2018. After December 31st 2018; all belly hold cargo will be shipped from the Istanbul New Airport and freighters flights will continue to be operated from Istanbul Atatürk Airport.

With the completion of the new airport, the Mega Hub will be the place that Turkish Cargo will continue its activities, with having an area of 165,000 m2. At the end of the first phase construction, 2 million tons will be available to handle per year and with the completion of second phase construction, capacity will have been 4 million tons per year in the Mega Hub.

The global Air Cargo brand, which services to more than 300 destinations in 124 countries, is also designing differentiated services, diversified special cargo areas and more quality and lean processes for the special product groups. The new Mega Hub will be the first Air cargo terminal which is to be integrated into the operational process of artificial intelligence with support of PCHS and ASRS systems.

With reaching 85 direct cargo destinations around the world and aiming to service the 150 destinations with freighters in 2023, Turkish cargo is walking with strong steps to its goal, being one of the five biggest brands in the air cargo sector with its investments and developing fleet.