The briefing (attached) provides key facts and graphics and is one of a series covering the impact of the crisis on countries across the EUROCONTROL Network.
EUROCONTROL has released an authoritative factsheet on the impact of COVID-19 on aviation in Turkey.
“Turkey has shown a strong performance in recent weeks, when compared to other countries. But it has still lost almost half a million flights compared to 2019 and around a hundred million passengers. Flights to/from/within Turkey are currently 64% down on last year and the number of passengers is 74% down. Although we saw some recovery in the summer, traffic is again falling at present.”
The briefing includes information on airports, the major airlines, market segments and traffic flows, including:
- Last week IGA Istanbul and Istanbul SG flights were 55% and 34% down on last year;
- Turkish Airlines/Pegasus/SunExpress flights were 50/30/48% down on 2019;
- Domestic flights were less affected (29% down).
Watch our animation on the impact of COVID-19 on flights to and from Turkey and download our factsheet below.