Turkish Airlines

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Turkish Airlines doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 7

Turkish Airlines has a DitchCarbon Score of 7 out of 100, indicating a low performance in sustainability measures. This score suggests a high carbon intensity in the company’s operations. The airline needs significant improvement to reduce its environmental impact and enhance its sustainability efforts.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Turkish Airlines operates within the aviation industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Turkish Airlines operates in Turkey, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the airline’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their operations.

...this company is doing 6.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1933 and headquartered in Istanbul, Turkish Airlines operates in the aviation industry as Turkey’s flag carrier and a prominent member of the Star Alliance. With a fleet of over 335 aircraft, the airline serves more than 290 cities worldwide, offering passengers high-quality onboard catering, a new business class lounge, and complimentary food and drink. Recognized for its excellence, Turkish Airlines has received multiple Skytrax World Airline Awards, including “Best Airline in Europe” for six consecutive years.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines should enhance their monitoring and reporting practices for emissions stemming from purchased goods and services to better identify and manage their carbon footprint.

Good news, Turkish Airlines has set SBTi climate commitments

Turkish Airlines has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce their greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These commitments align with the global goal of limiting temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, ensuring the company’s contribution to mitigating climate change is scientifically grounded.

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