Turkish Cargo kicks off flights to Tunis
TUNIS - Anadolu Agency
Turkish cargo’s flights between Istanbul and Tunis, which have been started as of Arpil 5, are planned to be held as one flight per week.The cargo division of Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) started their cargo flights April 5, which will run a weekly service to Tunisia’s capital, Tunis.
The start of the flights was marked with an official ceremony at the Tunis-Carthage International Airport, in which a number of Turkish and Tunisian officials attended, including Ömer Gücük, the Turkish ambassador to Tunis, and Ali Türk, the head of Turkish Cargo. Speaking at the ceremony, Türk said the freight to Tunisia would be carried with 35-ton capacity cargo planes and one way flights. “After evaluating the feedback from the market, we might increase the frequency of our flights,” said Türk.
Turkish Cargo, which uses nine cargo planes plus the capacity of 232 THY passenger planes, serves Africa, Central Asia, South and Southeast Asia and Europe.