Tag: Istanbul Ataturk Airport

63 horses carried safely through the clouds by Turkish Cargo

Turkish Cargo have transported 63 horses, 59 of which were shipped at the same time, from Chicago to Istanbul safely. The horses were brought in comfort from Chicago to Istanbul by making use of specially designed 21 stalls (dedicated horse barns) with non-skid surface and oval edges. Since ...

Turkish Cargo renews IATA CEIV Pharma certificate

Turkish Cargo has extended the validity period of its IATA CEIV (Center of Excellence for Independent Validators) Pharma certificate to 2022. Trainings for renewal period of the certificates, obtain initially in 2016 was valid for a period of three years, were planned with the Turkish Airlines A...

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...

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...

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...

Istanbul New Airport set for ‘soft opening’ on Monday

Istanbul's new state-of-the-art hub Istanbul New Airport was unveiled to the media yesterday including CAAS and is set for a 'soft opening' on Monday (29 October) - the Republic Day of Turkey 2018. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to officially declare the new airport open for fligh...

Turkish Cargo gets set to move its home

Turkish Cargo is braced for moving its belly cargo operations after confirming it will leave Istanbul Atatürk Airport on 31 December 2018 and move into its new base at Istanbul New Airport (INA). The new $11 billion INA will start operations on Monday, 29 October with Turkish Airlines set to op...

ACI Europe reports freight traffic “stalled” in August

European airport trade association ACI Europe said in its traffic report for August 2018 that freight traffic stalled in the month with growth of just 0.3 per cent compared to August 2017. The association said it was the worst monthly performance since March 2016 and it was “entirely attributab...

Operational trials to take place at Istanbul New Airport

Preparations for the opening of the new $11 billion İstanbul New Airport (INA) where the biggest airport transfer in the world is set to take place are coming to a close. The airport will start operations on Monday, 29 October and all operators are moving from Istanbul Ataturk Airport with Turk...

Istanbul New Airport to open on 31 October

Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines will make the first commercial belly flight from the new $11 billion Istanbul New Airport on 31 October. The airport will open and as of midnight on 31 October, Istanbul Atatürk Airport will be closed for passenger transport and İstanbul New will take ov...

Q&A: Istanbul New Airport CEO Kadri Samsunlu

Istanbul New Airport (INA) will open later this year and the new ($11 billion) Turkish gateway will be one of the world’s ‘megahubs’ when all phases of the development are completed. Once finished, the new airport will have six runways spread over 7,594 hectares, and it will feature a 1.4 m...

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