Turkish Cargo adds 14,500 tonnes extra capacity to carry rapid test kits to Turkey from China
Turkish Cargo has begun operating cargo flights with Turkish Airlines’ passenger aircrafts in addition to 25 high-capacity freighters in order to ensure that the supply chain remains undisrupted.
Turkish Cargo continues acts as a bridge that transports much-needed medicine and medical equipment to Turkey from across the world and from Turkey to the countries that need them. The global cargo carrier has already started to carry rapid test kits to Turkey from China. For this crucial process, Turkish Cargo has added 14,500 tonnes of extra capacity from and to Turkey with additional 167 cargo flights.
Flying the first of the cargo flights operated with a passenger aircraft on 20 March with a B777 type on Istanbul-Kiev route, Turkish Cargo is to operate cargo flights to Bucharest (OTP), Tel Aviv (TLV), Amsterdam (AMS), London (LHR), Paris (CDG), Amman (AMM), Beirut (BEY), and Dubai (DWC/DXB), thus adding 5000 tonnes of additional capacity.