Turkish Airlines’ first half 2014 consolidated financial statements were reported to Borsa Istanbul. Compared to the same period of 2013, sales revenue increased by 37% (15% in USD terms) reaching 11,3 billion TRY. Turkish Airlines recorded 495 million TRY operating profit and 398 million TRY net profit in the second quarter of 2014, completing the first half year with 312 million TRY operating profit and 172 million TRY net profit.
During the first half of 2014, 26 million passengers were carried (+ 17%). Available seat kilometers (ASK) and revenue passenger kilometers (RPK) increased by 19%, resulting in a stable load factor of 79%. Number of international to international transfer passengers increased by 28% reaching a 44% share of international passengers.
As of today Turkish Airlines has scheduled flights to 45 domestic and 218 international destinations in 260 cities and 108 countries worldwide. Being one of the youngest in Europe Turkish Airlines fleet consists of 263 aircraft comprising of 200 narrow body, 54 wide body and 9 cargo aircraft.