Passengers using Turkish airports on rise in September
The number of passengers go ng through Turk sh a rports rose 11.4 percent year-onyear n the f rst n ne months of th s year. Nearly 164 m ll on people traveled through a rports n Turkey between January and September, the General D rectorate of State A rports Author ty sa d on October 5. The country’s a rports served 1.6 m ll on planes dur ng the same per od. In September, the number of a r passengers reached 20.8 m ll on, up 4.4 percent compared to the same month last year. The number of nternat onal passengers cl mbed 12 percent to reach 10.9 m ll on dur ng the month wh le the number of passengers n Turk sh a rports tak ng domest c fl ghts fell 2.7 percent to 9.9 m ll on. Cargo traff c was also on the r se, up 7.4
percent year-on-year to top 382.6 tonnes.