Turkish Cargo adds 6th B777F to its fleet
Turkish Cargo has included the sixth B777F, which is capable of flying at a range of 9,200 kilometres.
October 14, 2019: Turkish Cargo has included the sixth B777F, which is capable of flying at a range of 9,200 kilometres. The aircraft took off from Everett Paine Airport, Seattle, US and landed at Ataturk Airport on October 9. The freighter is capable of carrying 102 tonnes and is equipped with a high level of fuel-saving and technical safety.
Taking delivery of the first B777Fs in 2017 which has many substantial benefits in terms of operational costs, efficiency and reliability in intercontinental journeys, Turkish Cargo aims to have a total of 8 B777Fs by 2020.
Developing and reinforcing continuously its fleet of 344 aircraft including 24 freighters, the global air cargo brand keeps growing with accomplishments. According to the data obtained by World Air Cargo Data (WACD) in August, Turkish Cargo has increased its tonnage rate by 7.5 percent, ranking 7th across the global air cargo market which has shrunk by -7.1 percent.
The airline serves more than 300 destinations including 88 direct cargo destinations at 126 countries across the world. Turkish Cargo aims to be one of the top five global air cargo brands by 2023.