Aviation: How Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Atatürk Airport is outperforming European competitors

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For the last decade, civil aviation has been a stronghold in Turkey’s endeavors to ensure sustainable growth. As the country has managed to deliver a positive economic performance, the aviation industry has expanded as well. During the period of 2003-2014, the global aviation industry has expanded 5.7 percent, and the sector saw a 13.7 percent growth in Turkey. Along with […]

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Africa: Turkish Cargo wins Ghana Shippers’ 2017 Air Cargo Carrier of the Year award

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Turkish Cargo has been awarded the ‘Air Cargo Carrier of the Year’ by the Ghana Shippers Awards. “On yearly basis, we have been continuously increasing our PER (perishable cargo) Market Share in Ghana which is a globally substantial departure point for the global PER cargo market due to the variety of the tropical fruits such as pine apple, mango, passion […]

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Africa: To drive Leather Export Turkish starts Cargo flights to Kano

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Turkish Cargo, one of the world’s fastest-growing freight operations, has begun operating flights to Kano from July 4. With the launch of this new route and doubling the frequency of its cargo flights to Dakar, Turkish Cargo is aiming at increasing its operations across the region. Kano is the second destination in Nigeria that Turkish Cargo operates after Lagos. The […]

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Ghana to launch National carrier, build new terminal as Turkish goes double daily to Accra

President John Dramani Mahama says government is working assiduously to get a new national airline established on a Public-Private-Partnership basis soon, after a successful prefeasibility study. “Government’s plan to set up a new national airline under a PPP arrangement to support the policy-objective of establishing Kotoka International Airport (KIA) as an aviation hub is also on-going. It is my expectation, […]

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Turkeys Burgeoning ties with Africa, a common future ?

Turkey’s relationship with the African continent dates back to the ninth century. Over the years, Turkish people always saw their African brothers and sisters as their equals and built bridges on the basis of mutual respect and appreciation. Turkey, unlike colonial powers, has a history in Africa with no dark chapters. We might speak different languages, come from different ethnic […]

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