Large rise in air passengers
The number of passengers pass ng through
Turk sh a rports rose 9.1% annually n the f rst e ght months of 2017, the country’s a rport author ty announced on Sept. 7. Turk sh a rports served more than 127 m ll on people between January and August, up from 116.5 m ll on n the same per od last year, accord ng to the General D rectorate of State A rports Author ty. The number of nternat onal passengers surged 15.9% to reach nearly 55.5 m ll on from January to August. In the same per od, cargo traff c also saw an ncrease of 9.6% year-on-year to reach over 2.2 m ll on tons -- nclud ng overfl ghts.