Turkish Airlines' January-April passengers rise 7.3 percent

A Turkish Airlines plane is towed on the tarmac of Brussels international airport on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP)

Flag carrier Turkish Airlines said on Friday its passenger numbers rose 7.3 percent to 17.8 million people in the first four months of the year.

The state-run airline's load factor, which measures capacity utilization, declined 1 point to 77.3 percent in the January-to-April period, according to a filing with the stock exchange.

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