Turkish Airlines has reached its highest Load Factor


Turkish Airlines has announced today its 2017 November passenger and cargo traffic results. The global carrier reached the highest Load Factor in November with 79.5% LF.


Total Load Factor improved significantly by 5.4 points to 79.5% with an increase of 9% in available seat kilometre.  Total number of passengers carried went up by 18.4% reaching 5.3 million passengers. Excluding international-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers), number of international passengers went up by 20.2%.


In November, cargo/mail volume increased by 26.9%, compared to November 2016. Main contributors to the growth in cargo/mail volume, are Europe with 33.8% increase and Far East with 31.8% increase.


During January-November, increase in demand and total number of passengers was 7.2% and 8.3%, respectively, over the same period of last year. Total number of passengers reached to 63.1 million.


During the reporting period, total Load Factor improved by 4.6 points up to 79.1%, while international Load Factor increased by 5 points, up to 78.3%.


Cargo/mail carried increased by 26.3% and reached to 1 million tonnes, thanks to the strong pick up in cargo/mail volume in January-November period.



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