Turkish Airlines reported a net income of $737 million in the first half of 2022 with revenues in the second quarter exceeding its pre-pandemic performance of $203 million.  

The Istanbul-based airline said in its latest financial report, which was released on August 12, 2022, that total revenues increased by more than 27%, reaching $7.6 billion during the period between January and June 2022.    

The carrier noticed a 21% increase in international operations compared to 2019 levels, carrying a total of 5.2 million international and 2.7 domestic passengers.   

Turkish Airlines will be rebranded into its local name, Türkiye Havayolları, according to the country’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

In July 2022 alone, more than 7.8 million travelers flew onboard Turkish Airlines planes, reflecting a 9.9% increase compared to July 2019, the Turkish flag carrier added.  

During the first half of the year, Turkish Airlines managed to expand its network to a total of 335 destinations and expand its aircraft fleet to 386 jets. 

Turkish Airlines is resuming flights to four major cities in Saudi Arabia.