The number of some 14 million bus tickets was sold in January 2017, across Turkey, according to the sales of over 150 bus travel firms.
In January 2017, the number of 14 million passengers travelled across Turkey, according to the sales data of over 150 bus travel firms. As the single authorized contracted company with bus firms in ticket sales and distribution, Biletall Company announced the sales number of bus tickets in January 2017. The figures were obtained through the ticket sales of Biletall, online ticket sites and as well as the sales of over 150 bus travel firms across the country. Previously, Biletall announced that the passenger number who preferred highway travel plunged 5% in 2016 over the preceding year according to its report. Biletall also announced its report related to January, according to this, the number of passenger increased 4% to 14 million and this indicated positive signals for the sector. According to the bus travel report was prepared by Biletall firm, travel increasing 4% in the first month this year, the sales made faces of the bus firm representatives smile. As of the end of 2016, the number of 190 million tickets was sold. In January 2017, the sales of ticket accounted for 7% of 190 million tickets sold last year. The women bought 27% of some 14 million tickets sold in January and men bought 72%. Interest in 2+1 seat is more The interest in bus-travel with 2+1 seats has increased on the highways of Istanbul, Izmir, Ankara, Bursa and coastal regions. The interest rate for 2+1 seats is 27% in the western cities. So the bus manufacturing firms weigh to these bus models in face of increased interest.