With its successful performance in June, Turkish Cargo managed to reach its goal of becoming one of the top three air cargo brands in the world. According to data released by IATA (International Air Transport Association), flag carrier air cargo brand, after passing biggest brands from Americas, Europe and Far East, managed to rise to third place in June 2021, from being the sixth place in the same period of previous year.
According to FTK (Freight Tonne Kilometers) data which is obtained from multiplying cargo tonnage carried by air with the kilometers it was carried, the national brand achieved the biggest growth ratio amongst the top 25 air cargo carriers with 5.7 percent market share in June 2021.
On the success of Turkish Cargo, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, M. İlker Aycı stated: “We are proud of the Turkish Cargo and its rapid flight to its goals. Managing this performance in a period of crisis is a strong indicator of our ability to overcome all obstacles in the road to success. I believe that Turkish Cargo will continue its rise and will carry our flag to the top. I extend my gratitude to all our colleagues for their contributions towards our brand’s standing today.
Rapid growth continues in Europe, Far East and Canada markets According to IATA statistics for April, Turkish Cargo rose first place in Hungary cargo exports with 25 percent market share, carrying 1 out of every 4 air cargo shipments. Turkish Cargo also rose to second place in Switzerland on May by carrying 1668 tonne air cargo, leaving many strong competitors behind. According to cumulative data of June released by World Air Cargo Data (WACD), successful brand rose to third place in cargo exports in Canada and Malaysia.