Turkish Airlines registers passenger growth in the Middle East

A total of 1.58 million passengers in the Middle East used Turkish Airlines to travel in Q1 of 2019

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Turkish Airlines’ Q1 2019 financial results revealed that the aviation group recorded a 2.5 % growth in the number of passengers.

According to the group, a total of 1.58 million passengers used the airline this year. And in terms of the number of seats available across their fleet, the airline recorded a 2.6% increase.

Officials said that the “inauguration of two new routes, and the announcement of 10 other international destinations” will cater to the growing demand.

Talking about their growth, Ahmet Olmustur, Chief Marketing Officer of Turkish Airlines said, “In the first quarter of 2019, we have flown more passengers in this region than during the same period in 2018. Our positive Q1 2019 figures maintain the momentum we built in 2018 where we welcomed a total of 75.2 million passengers on board globally — approximately 6.7 million of which were passengers in the Middle East”.

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