Turkish Cargo has continued to expand its African network to satisfy the expectations of its customers, with the launch of operations to Kano, Nigeria with effect from July 4, 2017.
Increasing the frequency of its cargo flights to Dakar on weekly basis from one to two upon launch of flights to Kano, Turkish Cargo will increase its operations across the region.
As the second destination in Nigeria after Lagos, Turkish Cargo will operate cargo flights to Kano with its processed leather products exported to especially European countries.
Other important export markets from Kano include India and Sudan. All products, which have been manufactured in Kano but transported via Lagos before, will now be transported right from Kano.
Turkish Cargo also on July 1st, 2017, launched scheduled cargo flights to Johannesburg, the biggest industrial and commercial center in South Africa, and Madagascar, the largest island of Vanilla Islands.
With the majority of its exportation performed to European and American countries, South Africa exports a great variety of products right across the world.
The products exported by South Africa generally consist of machinery, electrical - electronic equipment, chemicals and automotive parts, and such products are mainly exported by air cargo.
Situated at the eastern coast of the African continent, Madagascar comes to the forefront as a market which exports a wide range of goods.
Mainly vanilla, tropical fruits and textile products are transported to European and American countries while live crabs and sea products are transported to the Far East from Madagascar.