Total Load Factor improved significantly by 5.7 points to 84.3%, while international LF increased by 6.3 points to 84.1% (August 2015 LF: %83.3, August 2016 LF: %78.6)
Double digit growth in demand (revenue per kilometer) that commenced in July, kept on with 10.1% demand growth said Evaluation of August 2017 Traffic Results.
While Capacity (Available Seat Kilometers) increased by 2.6% compared to August 2016, a total number of passengers carried went up by 14% reaching 7.4 million passengers. Compared to August 2015, capacity increased by 18%, the number of passengers carried by 16% and demand by 20%.
Excluding international-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers), the number of international passengers went up by 40%.
In August, cargo/mail volume increased by 18%, compared to August 2016. Evaluation of January-August 2017 Traffic Results: During January-August, increase in demand and the total number of passengers was 5.5% and 6.1%, respectively, over the same period of last year.
According to a press release issued by Turkish Airlines, During January-August, total Load Factor improved by 4.3 points up to 79%, while international Load Factor increased almost by 5 points, up to 78%.