Turkish Airlines carried 13 million passengers in the first quarter, down 8% compared to 14.2 million passengers in the year-ago quarter. Domestic traffic fell 2.9% and international traffic decreased 11.8% year-over-year (YOY) in the first quarter. The Istanbul-based carrier said ASKs dropped 7.8% YOY to 36.3 billion from 39.4 billion during the January-March period. RPKs were down 7.3% YOY to 26.9 billion, producing a load factor of 74.2%, up 0.4 point. Passenger aircraft movement also ...

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