By Gokhan Ergocun
ISTANBUL (AA) - As a joint venture between flag carriers Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, aviation firm SunExpress in 2019 achieved the highest revenue in its 30-year history, it announced on Tuesday.
The firm raised its revenue 10% in 2019, on a yearly basis, by generating a revenue of over €1.4 billion ($1.65 billion), and carrying over 10 million passengers with a load factor of 83%.
Jens Bischof, the CEO of the carrier, speaking at the press conference, said: "With our strong financial structure and expertise as a leisure carrier, we will continue to be the backbone of air travel for the Turkish tourism industry in 2020.”
For summer 2020, SunExpress offers a record capacity of 7 million seats for flights between Europe and Turkey.
The carrier is active in dozens of destinations in Turkey and Europe.