Turkish Cargo named fastest growing air cargo of the year

Company aims to be 1 of top 3 air cargo brands in world, statement says

Aysu Bicer   | 02.06.2022
Turkish Cargo named fastest growing air cargo of the year


Turkish Cargo, a subsidiary of national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, has been awarded the fastest growing international cargo airline of the year.

Participants from the air cargo industry, agencies, customers, and readers of the global air cargo industry voted for the Stat Trade Times awards, which is considered one of the largest and most prominent events in the Asian air cargo market, Turkish Cargo said in a statement.

The award ceremony that took place in Mumbai, India, brought together industry professionals and air cargo companies from all over the world.

Commenting on the award, Turkish Airlines Chief Cargo Officer Turhan Ozen, said: "We are at the center of the rapidly growing and developing logistics industry with air cargo services to 132 countries worldwide."

With the strength of Turkish Cargo’s infrastructure and technology investments, its wide network and unique geographical location; we aim to make our brand one of the top 3 air cargo carriers in the world."

The fifth largest air cargo brand in the world by the end of 2021, Turkish Cargo aims to be one of the top three air cargo brands in the world.

Meanwhile, Turkish airports served more than 128.3 million passengers in 2021, according to figures released on Wednesday by the country’s air travel authority.

This constitutes a 57% increase from 81.7 million recorded in 2020.

Cargo traffic also climbed to more than 3.4 million tons in 2021 – up 36% from 2.5 million the previous year.

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