Istanbul airport breaks flights record following attack: Minister
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
REUTERS photoIstanbul’s Atatürk International Airport saw a record-breaking 1,424 flights take off and land three days after the June 28 terror attack, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan said July 4.
Speaking at the airport, Arslan said the previous record was exceeded on July 1 following the June 28 gun and suicide bomb attacks that killed 45 people and wounded more than 200.
“It was a record of Ataturk Airport,” Arslan said. “Again yesterday and today we had air traffic of around 1,380 planes.”