MNG Airlines, Turkey’s first private cargo airline, is 25 years old! MNG Airlines, Turkey’s first private cargo airline, celebrates 25th anniversary!


MNG Airlines, which was established 25 years ago, aims to make Turkey stand out in the air cargo industry with its successful operations to all continents of the world. With the mini-documentary released on November 30, the anniversary of its first flight, tells the success story of a quarter-century with its employees.

MNG Airlines, which was established 25 years ago, first started to serve with scheduled cargo flights to Germany and England. Its business model is focused on providing flexible and solution-oriented services to its customer by offering scheduled and charter flights, cargo & ground handling, warehouse services as well as national/international road transportation services. MNG Airlines left behind 25 successful years as Turkey’s first private air cargo company. With vision of continuous improvement, MNG Airlines determines sustainability as a priority and says GoGreen. For the 25th anniversary of its first flight in 30th November, MNG Airlines produced the mini-documentary about mysterious anniversary special livery.

“Today is a day for celebration,” said Ali Sedat Özkazanç, MNG Airlines General Manager. “Aviation has meant logistics for us since we were established as Turkey’s first private cargo airline. While we are growing with our New York and Toronto flights in the America continent, we are expanding our presence in the Asia region with our Uzbekistan and Kazakhistan flights.  We have fleet expansion plans with the A321P2F to meet the increasing market demand for short distance as well as the opportunity for highest fuel efficiency and lower cost per tones. I thank our customers and partners for their trust and loyalty. We will fulfill our responsibility to our employees, business partners and most importantly to the world. Our success would not have been possible without our customers, who have been with us all these years. But my biggest thanks go to our dedicated employees, who make MNG Airlines quarter-century brand.

About MNG Airlines:

MNG Airlines began operations in 1996 as the only private Turkish company offering international cargo flights to and from Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Depending on customers’ needs, MNG Airlines is able to carry both express and general cargo. After 25 years, MNG Airlines occupies a leading and respected position in the industry with a growing fleet and a “customized services” approach focused on quality, trust and unconditional customer satisfaction. MNG Airlines is listed as one of the best A300/A310 operators in the world.

MNG Airlines makes a valuable contribution to the air cargo industry with its customized flight, handling and warehousing services. The company has received an Operational Excellence Award from Airbus six times in the last 15 years for its A300/A300-600 freighter fleet. MNG Airlines currently continues operations with a fleet of 6 Airbus A300-600 and 3 Airbus A330 aircraft.