Turkish Airlines’ passenger numbers up in May

Number of passengers in international flights rises 6.7 pct, says Turkey’s flag carrier

The number of passengers carried by Turkish Airlines rose 4.5 percent in May compared to last year, the airline announced Thursday.

Turkey’s flag carrier saw a rise of 6.7 percent year-on-year in May in the number of international passengers, according to a statement from the airline.

Seat occupancy climbed 3.5 points to 77.6 percent in the month compared to May 2016, according to the statement.

The airline’s capacity expanded 2 percent from the same month last year, said the statement.