Turkey sets maximum prices of tickets for domestic flights
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 2
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The price of tickets for domestic flights in Turkey will not exceed 299 Turkish liras ($147), Turkish Ministry of Transport, Shipping and Communications told Trend on Dec. 2.
Implementation of a maximum price will start on December 3. This only applies to flights in Economy Class.
The agreement on the introduction of a maximum price was reached between the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Turkey, Turkish Airlines (Turk Hava Yollari), Atlasjet, Pegasus and Borajet companies.
Turkish Minister of Transport, Shipping and Communications, Binali Yildirim earlier said that the maximum price for tickets will be set in order to prevent unreasonable increase of ticket prices.
The official exchange rate for Dec. 2 is 2.0174 TRY/USD.