"Pleasing developments in Turkish aviation sector
EkoTürk News Agency / Ankara
29 August 2006
There have been pleasing developments in the Turkish aviation sector in recent years.
While number of airway companies reached 19 and number of planes rose to 788, Turkish aviation sector achieved the target of '50 million passengers' in 2005, set by the Eurocontrol and International Air Transportation Association (IATA) for 2015.
According to information given by the Turkish Ministry of Transportation and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, number of passengers in domestic flights rose to 20 million and number of passengers in international flights reached 30 million. "
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