Turkish Cargo opens new terminal at Istanbul
20 / 03 / 2015
Turkish Airlines’ new cargo terminal at Istanbul airport is now fully operational after completing a transition phase.
The facility has an annual capacity 1.2 million tonnes and a total area – airside and landside – of 71,000 sq m.
Said a spokesperson: “With the launch of the new cargo facility, operational processes have been redesigned and service quality has been maximised.”
Turkish Cargo says that its import and export rack capacity has been increased by 250 per cent, while special cargo areas have been tripled, “with the total potential capacity, through the use of racking systems, increasing to six times the previous space”.
Turkish Cargo has a network of more than 260 destinations, of which 48 are served by nine freighters.