Turkish Cargo: Additional Cargo Flights with Turkish Airlines’ Passenger Aircrafts

25.03.2020 -

As the global repercussions of the unprecedented situation caused by Covid-19 outbreak continues, Turkish Cargo has started to operate cargo flights with Turkish Airlines’ passenger aircrafts in addition to its flights with 25 high capacity freighters in order to prevent any mishaps in the supply chain and carry the medical cargo that are of vital importance.

Flying the first of the cargo flights operated with a passenger aircraft on 20th of March with a B777 type on Istanbul-Kiev route, Turkish Cargo is to operate cargo flights to Bucharest (OTP), Tel Aviv (TLV), Amsterdam (AMS), London (LHR), Paris (CDG), Amman (AMM), Beirut (BEY), and Dubai (DWC/DXB), thus adding an 5 thousand tonnes of additional capacity.

During these times with global repercussions and national challenge, the cargo carrier continues its mission to act as a bridge that transports the much-needed medicine and medical equipment to Turkey from across the world and from Turkey to the countries that need them. In this crucial process, Turkish Cargo added 14.500 t of extra capacity from and to Turkey with additional 167 cargo flights.