The number of air passengers in the country, including transit passengers totaled 30 million in the first five months of 2021, according to the General Directorate of the State Airports Authority (DHMI).
During the January-May period, the country’s airports served a total of 18.4 million domestic and 11 million international passengers, the DHMI said
Airports in the country served 467,160 planes, including overflights. Air cargo traffic registered at around 1 million tons, the DHMI data showed.
The top most crowded airports Istanbul Airport and Ataturk Airport saw a total of 19,808 aircraft during the same period.
In May alone, the country served 5.5 million passengers, 82,120 aircraft, and 227,232 tons of mail and cargo.