Turkish Cargo flies its first shipment from Istanbul Airport
Feb 11, 2019: Turkish Cargo, one of the leading carriers, has completed its first shipment from Istanbul Airport to Ankara and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Domestically, it carried the shipment aboard its Airbus A321 aircraft to Ankara that landed on February 4.
On the other day, the first international transportation was carried out to Lefkosa (Nicosia) with a Boeing 737 aircraft that left Istanbul Airport.
The new Istanbul airport will transform Turkey into the world's logistics hub with a cargo capacity of 6 million tonnes, says Turkish Airlines through a statement.
The airline in its official release had informed us that transportations to be performed by utilising the cargo capacity on passenger aircraft will be operated from the new Istanbul Airport.