Turkish Cargo’s global market share becomes 5%

The company said it transported one out of every 20 air shipments, despite reduction of 28.5% in the global air freight market due to COVID-19

Turkish Cargo, a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, raised its global market share to 5% during the COVID-19, according to Hurriyetdailynews.com.

Referring to World Air Cargo Data for May, the company said it transported one out of every 20 air shipments, despite reduction of 28.5% in the global air freight market due to the pandemic.

“During the course of the pandemic with its acute effects on a global scale, the global air cargo market experienced a severe shrinkage, decreasing by 18% in January-May, but Turkish Cargo did not see any loss of tonnage on a year-on-year basis, and acted as a global bridge, preventing the interruption of the international supply chain,” the statement announced.

The company used 32 wide-body passenger aircrafts of Turkish Airlines

Having provided service to 90 direct cargo destinations via its freighters with high-tonnage capacity, the company also used 32 wide-body passenger aircrafts of Turkish Airlines during its operations to more than 60 destinations including London, Moscow, Oslo, Shanghai, Bangkok, Doha, New York and Casablanca.

Turkish Cargo also carried 21,547 tons of medicine and some 7,000 medical equipment between February and June, the data said.

Would you like to support TR Technews?

Hi everyone,
I’m running Turkishtechnews.com, a website on tech developments from Turkey. I will be covering subjects ranging from startups to gadgets, digital economy to social media. I’m keen on new technologies as well. On top of those, I’m interested in drama and cinema, with one short and one long film script and three plays. Holding a B.A degree in English Language and Literature, I’m a tech journalist with 15 years of experience.

The reason why I’m here is to produce good quality journalism and try to remain independent as much as possible. Currently, journalism is torn between vague relationships between brands and journalists, not only in Turkey but also globally. Under such circumstances to remain independent is crucial and I need your support to do so.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

About   l   Contact Us