Turkish Cargo is 3rd among world’s top air freight carriers

Published: Monday, July 31, 2023

Istanbul, Türkiye—Turkish Cargo has climbed up to the third spot in the global air cargo airlines ranking based on the latest data published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
The cargo and logistics arm of Turkish Airlines, the national airline of Türkiye, showed a remarkable performance in May, overtaking top brands from America, Europe and the Far East during the period.
According to the FTK (Freight Ton Kilometers), derived by multiplying the cargo tonnage, carried by air, with the kilometers covered, Turkish Cargo increased its cargo tonnage by 17% compared to the previous month while raising its market share to 5.4% from 4.7% by increasing it 0.8 points as compared to April.
Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, commented: “We, as Turkish Cargo, are continuing to reinforce our leading position in the industry in line with our target to grow and improve continuously. We recognize these achievements as a commitment to our future targets and work harder to add further value to the air cargo industry.”
Touted as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands in the world, Turkish Cargo continues to raise the bar for excellent performance day by day and combines its wide range of services and operational capabilities with the unique geographical advantages of its hub in Türkiye.
With a fleet of 24 freighters and access to 422 aircraft via Turkish Airlines, Turkish Cargo provides air cargo services to more than 340 destinations, 104 of which are dedicated for cargo shipments across 132 nations around the world.