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Turkish Airlines reached record high load factor in August

Posted 25 September 2017 · Add Comment

Turkish Airlines reached record high Load Factor in August with 84.3% LF.

Total Load Factor improved significantly by 5.7 points to 84.3%, while international LF increased by 6.3 points to 84.1% ( August 2015 LF: %83.3, August 2016 LF: %78.6)

-Double digit growth in demand (revenue per kilometer) that commenced in July, kept on with 10.1% demand growth.

-While Capacity (Available Seat Kilometre) increased by 2.6% compared to August 2016, total number of passengers carried went up by 14% reaching 7.4 million passengers. Compared to August 2015, capacity increased by 18%, number of passengers carried by 16% and demand by 20%.

-Excluding international-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers), number of international passengers went up by 40%.

-In August, cargo/mail volume increased by 18%, compared to August 2016.

Evaluation of January-August 2017 Traffic Results:

-During January-August, increase in demand and total number of passengers

was 5.5% and 6.1%, respectively, over the same period of last year.

-During January-August, total Load Factor improved by 4.3 points up to 79%, while international Load Factor increased almost by 5 points, up to 78%.


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