Turkish Cargo builds up a global air bridge for special cargo shipments

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Turkish Cargo increased its global market share to 5.4 per cent from 3.9 per cent by accomplishing a growth by 67 per cent within the first half of 2020 thanks to its special cargo operations it has been maintaining by building up a global air bridge.          

In addition to its wide flight network encompassing the globe, Turkish Cargo, being a logistics solution partner for the special cargo shipments has continued its operations in particular from/to London, Dubai, Amsterdam and Maastricht. It transports special cargo shipments like pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, dangerous goods and valuable cargo. The global air cargo brand carried 30,000 tonnes of medicines and nearly 10,000 tonnes of medical equipment between February 1 and August 31, 2020.

Being the first air cargo brand that holds all of the three certificates, namely the CEIV Pharma, CEIV Fesh and CEIV Live Animal, issued by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Turkish Cargo ensures protection at high standards at its special cargo storage rooms with various temperature ranges available at its facilities with a total area of 3,500 sqm at the Istanbul and the Ataturk airports.  

While it continues to accomplish the storage and operational processes for the special cargo shipments in accordance with the Perishable Cargo Regulations (IATA PCR), it literally implements the cargo sorting procedures consonant with each other.

It possesses all of the capabilities as required for transporting the vaccine, which will be developed against the global Covid-19 pandemic, all around the world. Turkish Cargo minimizes the risk for the health-care products with a high level of sensitivity by making use of the active temperature-controlled Envirotainer and CSafe containers, the electrical air-conditioning container Opticooler, Thermal Dolly and disposal thermal sheets equipped with thermal isolation features. 

Offering high standards and thanks to the shipments it transports by acting with the Mission Rescue vision, Turkish Cargo transports the endangered animals in harsh conditions to their natural living environments and continues to make the difference by touching the new life. 

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