THE PERSPECTIVES OF THE AIR TRANSPORT MARKET IN TURKEY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC


KURNAZ S. , Rodrigues A.

MANAGEMENT THEORY AND STUDIES FOR RURAL BUSINESS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, vol.44, no.2, pp.235-243, 2022 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.15544/mts.2022.24
  • Title of Journal : MANAGEMENT THEORY AND STUDIES FOR RURAL BUSINESS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.235-243
  • Keywords: civil aviation, air transport, air transport market, air traffic, passenger traffic, cargo traffic

Abstract

In this study, the situation of the Turkish aviation industry during COVID-19 was examined. Turkish aviation industry entered a rapid growth phase in the 21st century, great developments were achieved in aviation with the investments made, and the share received from the world aviation industry grew day by day. However, this growth has been hit hard by the emerging COVID-19 pandemic. There have been great losses in passenger and freight transport. It is considered that the compensation of these losses will take a long time. In addition, in this study, the steps taken by the aviation authority and aviation companies to prevent the pandemic and to reduce its effects for the COVID-19 pandemic were evaluated.