Load factor and PAX numbers up at Turkish Airlines

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Turkish Airlines’ passenger growth trend continued in November as the figure went up by four per cent compared to the same month of 2017 – reaching 5.5 million passengers and the carrier’s overall load factor went up by two percentage points to 81.4 per cent.

International-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers) went up by approximately eight per cent, while the number of international passengers excluding international-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers) – went up by 13 per cent.

In November, Africa, North America, Far East and Middle East showed load factor growth of five points, five points, three points and two points respectively.

From January to November, increase in demand and total number of passengers was up 10 per cent, over the same period of last year. Total number of passengers reached to 69.7 million, driven by the international segment which was up 12 per cent.

In the 11 month period, the total load factor improved by three points up to 82 per cent. While international load factor increased by three points reaching 82 per cent and domestic load factor went up by one point reaching 85 per cent.