Turkish Cargo starts freighter service to Paris


Turkish Cargo has launched a new freighter service from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport from 21 June, while the Paris Air Show takes place.

The weekly Airbus A310 Freighter flight will leave Istanbul every Wednesday at 15:25h local time and return from Paris at 20:00h local time.

Turkish says automobile, aircraft and aircraft engines, as well as pharmaceutical products and plastic raw materials are set to be the main exports to Turkey from France, the third-largest economy in the European Union and the sixth-largest economy in the world.

The carrier says France has a wide range of products and market diversity, and is a market with high potential for Turkish Cargo.

Turkish also aims to provide a better connections to Africa, Middle East and Turkic Republics, especially the Far East, which constitute 75 per cent of its network.