THY guest number surges 26 percent in six months
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily NewsThe number of passengers carried by Turkish Airlines (THY) increased to 22.4 million in the first half of this year, marking a 26 percent increase from the same period of the previous year, the company announced to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) yesterday.
The number of passengers jumped from 17.8 million to 22.4 million as it showed a 23 percent increase in the domestic lines and a 28 percent increase in international lines.
The passenger occupancy rate rose to 78.9 percent with a 3.4 percent increase in the same period. The available seat kilometers increased from 44.6 billion to 54.1 billion with a 21 percent increase. It rose by 22 percent in the domestic lines and 21 percent in the international lines.
The number of flight destinations rose from 191 to 234 with a 23 percent increase in this period.
THY carried 263.2 tons of cargo and mail this year, in a 15 percent increase on the amount from the last year.