Report: Turkish Airlines is the ‘biggest winner’ in global travel…

(MENAFN) Turkish Airlines has been the “biggest winner” as global aviation and tourism resume after the sudden shutdown caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, as reported by a French financial newspaper.

The Turkish airline became the first international company to return to profit last year as European air traffic picked up and is on track to achieve the highest profits this year, according to a report published this week by Los Echos.

The airline posted net revenue of $737 million in the first half of this year.

In July alone, Turkish Airlines carried 7.8 million passengers, 10% more than the same month 3 years ago, the main travel month of the last pre-epidemic summer.

It is the busiest traditional airline in Europe today, with an average of 1,506 daily flights in European airspace in early August, far ahead of Lufthansa (1,202) as well as Air France (1,065 ), according to the report. mentioned, citing data from the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol).


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