Turkish Airlines reaches highest load factor in January

Turkish Airlines reaches highest load factor in January
Turkish Airlines flies to 300 international destinations.
Updated 15 February 2018

Turkish Airlines reaches highest load factor in January

Turkish Airlines reaches highest load factor in January

Turkish Airlines, which flies to 300 destinations, continues to increase its total passenger number.
The airline recently announced its “January 2018 Traffic Results.” Here are the highlights:
— Turkish Airlines reached the highest load factor (LF) in January with 79.8 percent. Total load factor improved by 7.3 points to 79.8 percent with an increase of 17 percent in available seat kilometer, while international LF increased by 7.5 points to 78.6 percent. Domestic and international flights reached the highest January LF in the history of Turkish Airlines.
— Double-digit growth in demand (revenue per kilometer) that commenced in July 2017, kept on with 29 percent demand growth in January 2018.
— Excluding international-to-international transfer passengers (transit passengers), the number of international passengers went up by 45 percent.
— In January, cargo/mail volume increased by 34 percent, compared to January 2017. The main contributors to the growth in cargo/mail volume are the Middle East with a 45 percent increase, domestic lines with a 44 percent increase and Europe with a 39 percent increase.
— In January, load factor increased for all regions. North America, Middle East, Central America, South America and Africa showed visible growth among other regions with 13 points, 1 points, 9 points and 8 points increase, respectively.


PwC’s Academy launches accredited CMI qualification

PwC’s Academy launches accredited CMI qualification
Updated 19 January 2021

PwC’s Academy launches accredited CMI qualification

PwC’s Academy launches accredited CMI qualification

PwC’s Academy, the talent and skills development business of PwC, has recently been recognized as an approved center offering the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification in the Middle East. This professional qualification will develop core management skills, and enable aspiring leaders to acquire globally recognized accreditation.

Launching as a public course in February, the Level 5 diploma in management and leadership is designed to give participants the skills and competencies needed to become an effective manager. Live online training will be delivered through a flexible, bite-sized modular program over a one-year period. Upon completion, participants will be one step closer to CMI’s prestigious Chartered Manager status.

Amanda Line, partner at PwC’s Academy, said: “Leadership is required in all areas of an organization, no matter the industry, to set direction and unlock the greatest potential in teams. The CMI qualification not only equips participants with cross-functional management skills that form the building blocks of leadership, the fact that this is a globally recognized accreditation adds confidence to both participants and companies.”

The Level 5 diploma covers core subjects including finance management, project management, planning and procuring, and the principles of management and leadership. Participants can continue to progress through the CMI qualification by earning an award, certificate or diploma, depending on their professional goals.

PwC’s Academy will also offer Level 3 and Level 7 CMI qualifications as in-house training for organizations across the Middle East.

Winston Jacob, head of employer and partner provider relations at CMI, said: “Our mission at CMI is, and has been for the past 70 years, to raise the quality and standard of management in the workplace. We are delighted to partner with PwC’s Academy in the Middle East to offer a number of our globally recognized qualifications, and at a time that has never been more critical for the development of our future leaders.”