Turkish Airlines has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for September and left behind a month of high load factor with 83.4% performance. On top of the strong base effect of September 2017, growth in the number of passengers, revenue per kilometer and load factor, is an important indicator of the continued growing interest in Turkey and Turkish Airlines.
The passenger growth trend continued in September, thus the total number of passengers carried went up by 1% reaching about 7 million passengers, and Load Factor went up to %83.4.
In September 2018, Total Load Factor improved by 2 points, while international Load Factor increased by 2 points to 83%, domestic Load Factor increased by 2 points to 87% approximately.
International-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers) went up by 3% approximately.
In September, cargo/mail volume continued the double-digit growth trend and increased by 22%, compared to the same period of 2017. Main contributors to the growth in cargo/mail volume, are Domestic Lines with 48%, N. America with 32% increase, Africa with 23% increase and the Far East with 20% increase.
In September, Africa showed load factor growth of 7 points, while Europe, Domestic Lines, and the Far East showed load factor growth of about 2 points