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Turkey says to gradually restart flights with 40 countries in June

| Updated: June 07, 2020 18:55:37


A passenger wearing a protective suit stands in a queue the Istanbul Airport during the first day of resumed domestic flights which are halted since March 26 amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Istanbul, Turkey June 01, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo A passenger wearing a protective suit stands in a queue the Istanbul Airport during the first day of resumed domestic flights which are halted since March 26 amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Istanbul, Turkey June 01, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo

Turkey is planning to gradually resume flights with 40 countries in June and it has reached preliminary agreements for reciprocal flights to begin with 15 countries, Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said on Thursday, reports Reuters.

In a statement, Karaismailoglu said the flights that would resume in June included those to Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Qatar, South Korea, Norway and more.

He said Turkey was in talks with 92 countries on resuming flights, as containment measures over the coronavirus were eased.

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