Turkish foreign Ministry is actively working to resume flights from the UK and Germany. This was stated by the Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, reports Anadolu news Agency.
According to the Minister of foreign Affairs, the decision to resume flights will be made taking into account the epidemiological situation in the States, the number of infected and deaths from the coronavirus. However, if regular flights will not resume, Turkey is ready to organize Charter flights for tourists, particularly for the Russians.
“We are responsible for the safety of tourists since leaving home to returning home,” he promised Cavusoglu. He added that the country is ready to give the representatives of the Ministry of health and tourism, information about the measures of health protection in tourist areas, hotels and airports in Turkey.
Earlier, the head of the Association of travel agencies of Turkey (TURSAB) Firuz of Ballikaya said that the Russian tourists in the country are expected not earlier than in July-August. According to him, he does not expect a lot of Russians in July, because in Russia the epidemiological situation is adverse and they can come later than other foreign tourists. He added that the first will open the season on tourists from China, Japan, South Korea and also Arab countries and Iran.
Turkey announced about passed the peak of the epidemic of the coronavirus on April 29. According to the latest data, the country has identified more than 156 thousand infected, of which 4,340 people died, 118 thousand — cured.