SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, reported a €1.2 billion turnover ($1.4 billion) for 2017, the highest turnover in its history. The carrier transported 8.8 million passengers in 2017, up 10% compared to 2016. Load factor rose to 84%. SunExpress did not report detailed financial figures, but attributed the positive numbers to an uptick in passenger growth, especially a 20% boost in Turkish holiday destination traffic. Tourism in Turkey is recovering ...

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