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Istanbul Ataturk Airport's.(CARGO)(cargo facilities affected by fire accident)(Brief article)

Istanbul Ataturk Airport's cargo facilities were mostly destroyed by a May 24 fire and it remains unclear when and how regular airfreight operations can resume at the airport. The area destroyed by the fire included warehouse space for storing and sorting international air cargo and was used by nearly all major carriers operating cargo services at IST. Estimated total damage from the blaze, which claimed no lives, is as high as $50 million, including $10 million in lost cargo. …

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