Air Cargo Operations in Turkey in the Pandemic Period: The Example of Turkish Airlines

İsmet Berk Barlık


The Covid-19 pandemic, which emerged in China, negatively affected all airline companies in the world and caused airline companies to make losses. While many companies in the world went bankrupt due to the loss, Turkish Airlines (THY) resorted to various methods to avoid this negative situation with the least damage. Having an option such as Istanbul Airport (IGA), THY has converted passenger planes into cargo planes. Within the body of Turkish Cargo, it has highlighted the most needed cargo transportation in this period and aimed to successfully bypass the process. In this study, THY, which separated from the crisis with minimum damage, was examined operationally with the steps it took with air transport.


Turkish Airlines, Covid-19, Pandemic, Istanbul Airport

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