Ministry of transport of Turkey is preparing to launch international flights, suspended due to a pandemic coronavirus, in the second half of June. This was reported on the official website of the Association of tour operators of Russia.

it is Projected that initially, in the shortest possible time air traffic is resumed with countries that provide the maximum flow of tourists from Russia and Germany. According to calculations, the first flights between Turkey and Russian cities, which recorded a low level of infection can take place after June 12.

At the same time in Russia such predictions with skepticism, as the country has not yet reached the plateau in the situation with the spread of the disease and does not plan to exit the isolation mode. “This suggests that the border remain closed. In these circumstances, it is difficult to assume that after one and a half month Russia will launch international flights,” — said a source in the aviation industry.

the Source of the portal also suggested that there are two scenarios where the resumption of flights from Russia abroad: the first involves starting from all foreign destinations after the “confession of victory over coronavirus”, and the second is the gradual return of international air travel, beginning with the countries with favorable epidemiological situation.

on 30 April the head of the Turkish Federation of hoteliers of Sururi Corabatir said that local hoteliers do not intend to raise prices after a decline due to pandemic coronavirus. According to him, growth does not happen, as all contracts for the upcoming tourist season was concluded last year.

Turkey announced about passed the peak of the epidemic of the coronavirus on April 29. The local health Ministry said that the number of cured patients already twice the number of cases are reported. According to the latest data, the country has identified more than 129 thousand infected; 3.5 thousand people died, 73.3 thousand — cured.