TURKISH AIRLINES FLY HIGH WITH THIRD-QUARTER PROFITS
Turkish Airlines recorded $8.054 billion sales revenue and $877 million of net profit in the first nine months of 2015.
Pointing to the operational cash generation ability, Turkish Airlines EBITDA margin for the nine months of 2015 increased by 5.5 percentage points and stood at 26.2%. The airline reports 4.6% growth in passengers carried from Qatar during 2015. With these financial results the company strengthened its place among the most profitable airlines in the world. In the first nine months of 2015 Turkish Airlines realized a capacity increase of 12.6% (available seat km) and carried 46.5 million passengers on its 341,000 flights with a load factor of 79%. Istanbul, the main hub of Turkish Airlines, is now part of a visual delight for travelers. To promote the city of Istanbul,” Turkish Airlines has collaborated with Rob Whitworth, a famous British director and an expert urban filmmaker, who has made a video which highlights the historical, cultural and social aspects of Istanbul's unique fabric. Officials also announced that the airline has become the official partner of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.