All segments registered growth in 2017, but belly cargo
recorded a sharp recovery compared to the previous year ( 13.
Turkish Airlines covers 300 destinations worldwide offering a belly cargo
capacity of 313 aircraft and providing 16 dedicated freighter aircraft to 72 destinations through 60 countries.
Along with Turkish Airlines network coverage of 300 destinations worldwide offering belly cargo
capacity of 313 aircraft and providing 16 dedicated freighter aircraft to 72 destinations through 60 countries, Turkish Cargo strives to become the most preferred air carrier in the sector, it stated.
Valuable belly cargo
capacity is also available to more than 200 global destinations on the 26 passenger airlines that serve the airport.
Thinking of just a few examples, it could also expand service capabilities for perishable cargos, move hazardous belly cargo
quickly, enhance security for sensitive cargo relative to current intermodal practices, or facilitate introduction of new multi-day global delivery services appropriate for certain packages," says Pasternak.
In August, the cargo traffic consisted almost entirely of belly cargo
on scheduled flights.
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The shift to so-called belly cargo
has accelerated since oil prices topped $100 a barrel and the global recession in 2008 sent shocks through the airfreight market, according to data compiled by the International Air Transport Association trade group.
The cargo division operates one weekly flight out of Dubai World Central, however, Middle East Marketing Manager, Halit Tuncer, said that belly cargo
in its passenger flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi is performing well.
The move does not include passenger fleet belly cargo
operations which will continue to operate from Dubai International Airport," said Nabil Sultan, Emirates' divisional senior vice president, cargo.
8220;Both companies share a reputation for focussing on value-added services and operational excellence, and their expertise in belly cargo
and worldwide network of destinations make it an ideal fit.
The crew agreed that the pallet would be offloaded and half-way broken down to load a portion of the gear into aft, belly cargo