Saturday, July 20, 2024

Turkish Airlines starts services to Mauritius and Madagascar

Turkish Airlines has increased services to Africa with flights Port Louis in Mauritius and Antananarivo in Madagascar. The Istanbul – Port Louis – Antananarivo – Port Louis – Istanbul service started on 15 December and will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. A Monday flight will be added on both flights […]

Emirates launches Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen service

Emirates Airlines is to increase services to Istanbul with daily Airbus A330-200 flights to Sabiha Gokcen International Airport from 15 December. The A330-200 will provide 24 tonnes of capacity each way, offering customers an additional 168 tonnes a week. Flight EK119 will leave Dubai at 17.15h and land in Istanbul at 20.15h. The return flight, […]

Air Charter Service moves fire trucks to Iraq

Air Charter Service (ACS) has moved three fire trucks from Turkey to Iraq using two Ilyushin IL-76s. The customer had wanted to use an Antononv AN-124, as that would have been the obvious choice, but ACS suggested the client design ramps to load the fire trucks onto two IL-76s, saving them over $200,000. ACS commercial director, Justin […]

Istanbul needs third airport to continue Turkey’s strong growth

Turkey is an ever growing market with a lot of potential, but Istanbul needs its third airport, to be open in 2017, was the consensus at the Logitrans Istanbul trade show. At the trade show, held between 18 and 20 November at the Istanbul Expo Center, opposite Ataturk International Airport, representatives from Global Airlift Solution, […]

Istanbul needs third airport to continue strong growth

Turkey is a strategically important market to connect with the Eurasian region, but capacity will remain a problem until Istanbul’s third airport is built, TNT Airways commercial director, Todd Hildreth. Speaking to Air Cargo Week (ACW) at the Logitrans Istanbul trade show on 20 November, Hildreth says Istanbul’s location connecting Europe and Asia offers huge […]

Logitrans Istanbul concludes for another year

Another Logitrans Istanbul trade show is coming to an end, having welcomed over 200 exhibitors and an estimated 15,000 visitors from different countries including Turkey, Germany and Luxembourg. The show took place between 18 and 20 November at the Istanbul Dunya Ticaret Merkezi, opposite Ataturk International Airport. It hosted exhibitors from all forms of freight, including […]

Pegasus to hold Istanbul logistics conference

Pegasus Cargo is holding an International Transport and Logistics Conference from 23-24 March next year in partnership with Istanbul University’s Transportation and Logistics Faculty. The event will bring together students and key representatives in the sector and is the faculty’s first conference and is seen as key to boosting the logistics sector in Turkey, including […]

Sales revenue rise of 14% at Pegasus

Pegasus Airlines has seen sales revenue rise by 14 per cent to 2.7 billion Turkish Lira ($933 million) during the first nine months of 2015. The carrier’s EBITDAR (earnings before tax, interest, amortization and rent costs) has risen to 636.6 million TL, an increase of 22 per cent compared to the same period in 2014. […]