Turkish logistics sector produces US$6.5 billion worth of goods and services and employs about 400k workers.

Permanently increasing foreign trade pattern, which is US$216 billion for 2017, is a sign for Istanbul’s competitiveness for logistics. Current airports and seaports are being modernized, where Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge and Istanbul New Airport are completed. Among the top 500 global logistics companies, 11 of them operate in Turkey. Additionally, 1,630 foreign companies are here with 46 k vehicles.

Istanbul has 2 international seaports, one on the European side and one on the Asian side. According to Containerisation International Magazine, which classifies top 100 container ports globally, Istanbul’s Ambarli Port is Europe’s 9th busiest seaport with 3.09 million TEU. Moreover, Ataturk Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport are logistically important for cargo planes. On the other hand, railway systems, which come from China and reach all the way to England, help companies transfer their goods smoothly.

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Turkish Airlines Fleet 
18 Cargo + 308 Passenger
(Turkish Airlines 2018)
2 Giant Projects
Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge: Completed
Istanbul New Airport: Completed

Turkish Cargo strengthens its presence in Logistics

Along with its spectacular passenger growth, Turkish Airlines is also rapidly growing its cargo network and operations. Turkish Cargo provides the most efficient connections to the leading production and commercial centers across the globe. Breaking news announced from its official website, Turkish Cargo covers the world with its extensive flight network of 121 countries and more than 300 destinations; and continues to be the preferred choice for air cargo transportation with its infrastructure, operational capabilities, dynamic fleet and its proficient staff.  

By expanding to new destinations, Turkish Cargo brings its network and quality service to even more customers, meeting the needs of its clients with a careful attention to detail that is part of all aspects of Turkish Airlines.