The flag carrier air cargo brand Turkish Cargo was selected ‘Overall Carrier of the Year’ in the Payload Asia Awards 2020, the 7th edition of which was held digitally, and rewarded with the 'Overall Carrier of the Year' award.

Turkish Cargo, which had continued its operations and business processes on 24/7 basis throughout the year 2020 despite all difficulties and restrictions, has added one more award to its list of achievements by getting selected ‘Overall Carrier of the Year’ in the Payload Asia, which is based in Singapore.

In the award ceremony held on the digital platform on January 22 due to the global pandemic, over 60 industry professionals, airline representatives, cargo carriers, IT providers, express operator representatives participated, and the awards in 15 categories were distributed to the winners.

In the award process, the winners are determined by voting by the supply chain experts on the basis of the criteria such as quality, innovation, efficiency, speed, reliability, and vision, and it is carried out open to the entire industry that offers the innovative products, services or operations which help improving the air cargo industry.

Delivering his opinions on the award, Turhan OZEN, Chief Cargo Officer, Turkish Airlines said: “This valuable award and the other global awards we had won throughout the year constitute an important milestone indicating our service quality, operational excellence, our innovative standards targeting to exceed the customer expectations, and our sustainable achievements. Our brand, which has the largest flight network globally, will continue to perform very important transportations through the air cargo bridges it has built. With the new technologies and innovative approaches it has been using and developing, Turkish Cargo produces more effective solutions and maintains its successes even in this difficult pandemic period.”

Turkish Cargo, which is the air cargo brand that has the world’s largest direct cargo aircraft network, arrives at over 300 destinations, 96 of which are direct cargo, and continues to serve its customers in its global network on 24/7 basis. The successful brand targets to become one of the world’s top five air cargo brands in the year 2023 by continuing to raise its success level every day by merging its large service spectrum and operational capabilities with Turkey’s unique geographical advantages.

Turkish Airlines Inc.

Media Relations Directorate

About Turkish Cargo:

Turkish Cargo, which performs air cargo operation to over 300 destinations 96 of which are direct cargo destinations in 127 countries of the world, provides service in its hub in Istanbul that is strategically important for connecting the continents with a fleet composed of 365 airplanes 25 of which are direct cargo. The world’s fastest growing and developing air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo targets to become one of the top 5 air cargo brands in the year 2023.  

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