Turkish Airlines reported raising production activity in November 2017

Turkish AirlinesTurkish Airlines reported raising production activity in November 2017. The global air carrier this month reached the highest load level of 79.5%.

“The overall load indicator increased significantly (by 5.4 percentage points) and reached 79.5%, taking into account the 9% increase in the available chair-kilometers, in while the indicator of the level of loading of international flights increased by 5.6 percentage points to 78.6% (compared to 74.3% in November 2016). The double-digit growth in demand (revenue per kilometer), which began in July 2017, continued. In November 2017 this indicator increased by 17.1%”, says the official statement of Turkish Airlines.

The total number of transported passengers increased by 18.4% and reached 5.3 million people. Compared to November 2016, the passenger traffic grew by 13.4%, while demand grew by 12.4%. The passenger traffic on international flights grew by 20.2%, excluding transfer passengers.

In November 2017, the volume of transported goods and mail increased by 26.9% compared to November 2016. The most significant growth of this indicator was demonstrated by Europe (an increase of 33.8%) and the Far East (an increase of 31.8%). As a result of November 2017, the level of loading increased in all regions of the airline’s presence. North America, the Middle East, the Far East and Africa showed a particularly impressive growth compared to other regions.

“During the period from January to November 2017, the demand and total number of passengers carried increased by 7.2% and 8.3% respectively, compared to the same period last year. The airline reached 63.1 million people”, adds the statement of the airline.

In January-November 2017, the overall load indicator improved by 4.6 percentage points to 79.1%, while the level of loading on international flights increased by 5 percentage points – to 78.3%.

The volume of transportation of goods and mail increased by 26.3% and reached 1 million tons, due to the steady growth of this indicator throughout the period from January to November 2017.