Kazakhstan eyes flights restoration with Turkey

Transport Materials 9 June 2020 09:32 (UTC +04:00)
Kazakhstan eyes flights restoration with Turkey

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jun. 9

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Flights between Kazakhstan and Turkey may be resumed before the end of the Jun. 2020, Kazakhstan’s Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development Beibut Atamkulov said, Trend reports with reference to the official website on coronavirus situation in Kazakhstan.

Atamkulov said that Kazakhstan as of now is planning stage-by-stage restoration of international flights.

“We plan to launch international flights between Kazakhstan and Turkey in late June. In the future, as the epidemiological situation improves, we plan to resume air flights with other countries,” he said.

In March 2020, in order to prevent coronavirus spread in Kazakhstan, the number of flights was reduced by 438 flights per week on international destinations on 97 routes, which makes up 99 percent of all international flights implemented.

Additionally, all domestic flights have been cancelled and no regular air services operated in the country over April 2020.

The first two cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Kazakhstan among those who arrived in Almaty city from Germany on March 13, 2020.

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Kazakhstan since the virus was first confirmed in the country amounted to 13,074 cases. This includes 7,737 people who recovered from the coronavirus, and 58 patients who passed away.


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