Russia may resume flights with Turkey from the beginning of July. This was announced by informed source on Friday, June 18.
“In connection with the stabilization of the epidemiological situation in the Republic of Turkey, the issue of lifting the previously introduced restrictions on regular and charter traffic with Turkey in early July is being studied,” he told.
The source clarified that the final decision on this issue will be made by the operational headquarters, assessing the risks. In addition, he noted that airlines will have enough time to prepare flights.
So, the source explained that they will receive at least 10 days to complete this task.
On the eve it became known that a delegation of Russian experts arrived in Turkey in order to assess the situation related to COVID-19 at tourist sites.
At the same time, on June 10, the Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey, Nuri Ersoy, noted that negotiations between the Russian and Turkish sides on the full resumption of air communication are proceeding in a positive manner.
Flights to Turkey and Tanzania were suspended on April 15 due to the worsening situation with coronavirus infection in these countries.