Tag: Istanbul Airport

Rhenus obtains CEIV pharma certification for its Istanbul Airport branch

Rhenus successfully obtained the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its Istanbul Airport branch, becoming a leading logistics service provider in the Turkish market for Li...

Havaş renews collaboration agreement with Qatar Airways Cargo until 2025

Havaş has signed an agreement with Qatar Airways Cargo to extend the long-term ground handling partnership until the end of 2025. According to the renewed agreement, Havaş will continue to provide cargo and warehouse services at Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Antalya airports to Qatar Airways Ca...

IndiGo appoints Globe Air Turkey as GSA on new Delhi-Istanbul route

Indian airline IndiGo has started belly cargo services to Istanbul Airport from Delhi International Airport and has appointed Globe Air Cargo Turkey as its general sales agent (GSA). The ECS Group subsidiary will sell the cargo space on the ever-expanding carrier which now serves 55 domestic des...

Turkish Cargo posts 9.6% tonnage growth in February

Ever-expanding Turkish Cargo increased its cargo tonnage by 9.6 per cent in February despite the shrinking in the global air cargo sector as it moves towards its goal of being one of top five in the world. The airline said it managed to rise to the seventh spot in the WACD (World Air Cargo Data) ...

Turkish Cargo flies historical artifacts to Japan

Turkish Cargo has flown 186 historical artifacts owned by Dolmabahçe and Topkapı Palaces to Tokyo (Japan) so they could be displayed at an exhibition entitled "The Ottoman Empire and Tulip Culture". The Istanbul cargo carrier operated the valuable cargo payload on a widebody Boeing 777 Freighte...

Turkish Cargo operates first freighter into and out of Istanbul Airport

Turkish Cargo has operated first direct freighter flight into Istanbul Airport with a Boeing 777F as part of a Shanghai-Bishkek-Istanbul route. The freighter then took off on a Istanbul-Ashgabat-Dhaka routing. Transit shipments from Amsterdam, Paris, Guangzhou, Nairobi, arriving at Ataturk were t...

Turkish Cargo carries out first air cargo transportation from Istanbul Airport

Turkish Cargo has carried out the first air cargo transportation from state-of-the-art Istanbul Airport to Ankara and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. The first ever commercial domestic air cargo transportation from the new Turkish hub was performed with an Airbus A321 Airbus that landed ...

VIDEO: Turkish Cargo to start operations at Istanbul Airport on 2 March

Turkish Cargo will start fully belly operations at Istanbul Airport from 2 March but will continue running freighter services into Istanbul Ataturk Airport until later in the year. The air cargo carrier, which will be carrying out its operations on an area of 165,000 square metres at Istanbul Air...

Istanbul Airport to start full passenger operations on 3 March

Istanbul Airport is to start full passenger operations on 3 March replacing the current Istanbul Atatürk Airport which will be closed for scheduled flights once it fully opens. The €7.4 billion gateway was opened "softly" on 29 October last year by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and u...

Turkish Cargo posts cargo tonnage and revenue surge

Turkish Cargo carried more than one million tonnes of cargo in the first nine months of 2018 - a year-on-year (YOY) increase of 25 per cent on the same period of the previous year, while cargo revenue surged 29 per cent and reached $1.2 billion. Sister carrier Turkish Airlines posted record profi...

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