Monday, July 15, 2024

Istanbul airport brings new export opportunities

With the opening of Istanbul New Airport, the Turkish Exporters Assembly has launched an initiative to make the airport the new global export hub. The Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) launched an advertising campaign to highlight the power of Turkish exporters and the potential available to them through increased cargo capacity and advanced logistics infrastructure. Marking […]

Turkish Cargo attends Utikad to talk business

Turkish Cargo attended the recent “Future of the Logistics Summit” held by Utikad (Association of International Forwarding and Logistics Service Providers) in Istanbul, one of the leading non-governmental organisations across the industry, as the gold sponsor. During the summit attended by the officials of Turkish Cargo, and 14 panelist guests, the participants exchanged their ideas […]

New airport to be a major talking point at Logitrans Istanbul

Turkey is strengthening its position as the logistics hub between Europe, the Middle East and Asia with the opening of the new Istanbul airport, which will be a major talking point at logitrans 2018. The two central themes of the show, which takes place on 14 – 16 November in Halls 9 – 10 at […]

Turkish Cargo signs e-commerce joint venture with ZTO and PAL Air

Turkish Cargo has signed a joint venture with ZTO Express and PAL Air to create a global express company focusing on the global e-commerce market. The partnership promises not only to be a huge strategic step for Turkey prior to the opening of Istanbul New Airport but a game changer for global express business, was […]

Infrastructure in Turkey inadequate for perishable goods

Infrastructure at Ataturk International Airport is not adequate for the volumes of perishables travelling through Turkey, but the new Istanbul airport should help solve some of these issues. The issues facing perishables were discussed on 16 November during the PeriLog on Air Freight session at Logitrans Istanbul exhibition. Session moderator Hasan Hatipoglu, who is Lufthansa […]

Istanbul New Airport signs contracts to develop cargo facilities

Istanbul New Airport has signed contracts with six companies worth €250 million to develop facilities in the Cargo City and Ground Services Campus. MNG, PTT, Celebi Ground Handling, HAVAS, Sistem Logistics and Bilin Logistics will serve at the Cargo City; and MNG, Celebi Ground Handling and HAVAS at the Ground Services Campus will build their […]

China a key focus for Turkish as it plans new freighter frequencies

Turkish Cargo is looking to increase its freighter services to Shanghai and Guangzhou and in the first quarter saw growth of 30 per cent to China. The carrier says China is a dynamic market and one of the biggest trade partners of Turkey. In 2016, export airfreight volume from Turkey increased around 25 per cent. […]

Routes and service focus for Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo says it is focusing on increasing its route network and on providing a “qualified service and strong sales network”. The carrier says it is its “working principle to meet the trade points in the world” according to its global mission and to create new trade routes. Turkish says it is closely monitoring, supporting, […]

Ataturk to serve for repairs and cargo once Istanbul New opens

Istanbul Ataturk Airport will serve for repairs and cargo after the opening of the €10.2 billion ($11 billion) Istanbul New Airport next year, according to the online edition of Istanbul’s Daily Sabah. The publication says the news comes as many are asking whether the gateway would be closed down once the third airport opens – […]

Full steam ahead for Istanbul New Airport

Construction of Istanbul New Airport is continuing at full speed, and IGA Airport Operation chief executive officer, Hüseyin Keskin tells Air Cargo Week staff writer, James Muir it is hoping to commence operations in the first quarter of 2018. The new airport is a very ambitious project, which will be constructed over a number of phases […]

Exhibitors keep faith in logitrans in its 10th year

Exhibitors have kept faith in the logitrans tradeshow as it celebrates its tenth anniversary despite the difficult situation in Turkey. Logitrans will take place from 16 – 18 November 2016 at the Istanbul Expo Center, very close to Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, the largest airfreight hub in the region. Organiser Messe Muenchen says that despite the […]

Istanbul New Airport’s cargo plans revealed

Istanbul New Airport will eventually have capacity to handle 5.5 million tonnes of cargo a year and significant dedicated freight facilities. Details of the plans have been revealed to Air Cargo Week and explain that in the first two phases of the annual cargo capacity will be planned for around 4.5 million tons per year. But […]

Artist’s image released of the Istanbul New Airport

A tower in the shape of a giant tulip will become the iconic symbol of the new 10.2 billion euros ($11 billion) Istanbul New Airport, which set to be opened in the spring of 2018. As part of an international competition to build the future air traffic control tower, the operating consortium IGA selected the […]