Turkish Airlines (THY) will increase number of its flights to Singapore due to high demand.
The number of flights to this country will increase to seven times a week as of March, 2011.
THY Singapore Director Cengiz Inceosman said Friday that the occupancy rate in the planes in Singapore-Istanbul destination was 80 percent, adding that they carried more than 80,000 passengers in this destination in 2010.
Noting that 85 percent of these passengers were transit passengers, Inceosman said that Istanbul was on a good transit location, thus, there was a high demand for THY.
Inceosman said that Istanbul-Singapore flights, which were five times a week, were increased to six times in January, and they would be increased to seven times in a week as of March 27.
Based in Istanbul, THY is one of the fastest growing airlines in the world. The airlines is a Star Alliance member, and it carries approximately 25 million passengers a year.
The company posted 389 million Euro of profit in 2009, becoming one of the top companies, following Air China and Ryan Air, in the world that recorded the highest profit in 2009.
AALast Mod: 11 Şubat 2011, 16:42