Number of flights slightly down in Turkey

13:30 | 16.09.2019

In January-August 2019, 1,038,587 flights were carried out in Turkey, which is 1 percent less compared to the same period of 2018, Trend reports referring to Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Turkey.

During this period, there were 559,406 domestic flights and 479,181 international flights.

In January-August, the number of domestic flights decreased by 8.3 percent, while the number of international flights increased by 9.1 percent, according to the ministry.

During the reported period, a total of 368,437 flights were carried out at three main airports of Turkey - Sabiha Gokcen, Esenboga and Antalya airports.

Table of commercial flights at three Turkish airports in January-August 2019:


Airports

Number of passengers

Difference compared to January-August 2018 (%)

Domestic flights

International flights

Total

Domestic flights

International flights

Total

Sabiha Gokcen (Istanbul)

90,517

65,589

156,106

-8

+15

+1

Esenboga (Ankara)

 

54,775

13,517

68,292

-22

+1,2

-18

Antalya

34,380

109,659

144,039

-4

+17

+11

Total

179,672

188,756

368,437


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