Turkish Airlines carried 41.4 million passengers up to September
The number of destinations that THY flies to went up to 260 from 239, while the number of its aircraft went up from 233 to 265 in one year.Turkish Airlines (THY) has seen a 14.3 percent rise in the number of its passengers in 2014, which reached 41.4 million by the end of September.
The country’s flagship carrier made the announcement to the Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) yesterday, and added that the airline’s passenger occupancy rate remained unchanged at 79.7 percent.
The number of THY destinations went up to 260 from the 239 at the same time in 2013. The number of domestic destinations increased from 42 to 43 and international destinations from 197 to 217.
The number of aircraft went up from 233 to 265, as compared to September 2013.
THY was also chosen as the best airline in Europe for the fourth year running, while also picking up the best airline in Southern Europe, best business onboard class catering and best business class lounge dining honors at the 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards.