Original news was published on 16 October 2018
Turkish Cargo is gearing up for the opening of Istanbul New Airport that will take place on October 29, 2018. This new airport will help Turkey to become a global center of logistics.
Turkish Cargo will continue all of its cargo operations from Istanbul Ataturk Airport with the same standards and quality till December 31, 2018.
Post December 31, 2018; all belly hold cargo will be shipped from the Istanbul New Airport and freighters flights will continue to be operated from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
With the completion of the new airport, the Mega Hub will be the place that Turkish Cargo will continue its activities, with having an area of 165,000 m2. At the end of the first phase construction, 2 million tonnes will be available to handle per year and with the completion of second phase construction, capacity will have been 4 million tonnes per year in the Mega Hub.
Turkey’s flag carrier is also designing differentiated services, diversified special cargo areas and more quality and lean processes for the special product groups.
The new Mega Hub will be the first Air cargo terminal which is to be integrated into the operational process of artificial intelligence with support of PCHS and ASRS systems.