Turkish Airlines, the carrier with one of the world’s largest route networks is supporting the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) by signing the Global SAF Declaration which is a collaboration between aviation, aerospace and fuel partners to completely decarbonise aviation fuels.
Turkish Airlines plans to increase SAF usage to the highest levels in line with the technical, regulatory, safety and financial feasibility.
“Reducing emissions significantly with the inclusion of new generation aircraft to its fleet, operational optimizations and high-level fuel saving applications, Turkish Airlines will continue its support and investment to sustainable aviation fuels,” Levent Konukçu of Turkish Airlines said.
The Turkish flag carrier increased its seat capacity to passengers by 15.9% compared to same period in 2019, and carried a total of 7.3 million passenger while reaching 85.4% load factor for international flights and 90.2% on domestic ones. Cargo and m0ail volume increased by 7.6% compared to 2019.
Total passengers from January-September, 2022 was 53.9 million. Turkish now has a total of 390 aircraft in its fleet.