Kazakhstan, Turkey to resume mutual flights

Transport Materials 24 August 2020 12:10 (UTC +04:00)
Kazakhstan, Turkey to resume mutual flights

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug.24

By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:

Kazakhstan and Turkey are lifting the restriction on implementation of mutual flights, Trend reports with reference to the Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.

The restrictions on implementation of passenger transportation to and from Kazakhstan were introduced by Turkey on Aug.5 due to the COVID-19 situation.

The restrictions are being lifted on Aug. 27, 2020, following which flights between countries will be implemented in accordance to the sanitary and epidemiological standards of both countries.

In June 2020, Kazakhstan announced a decision to launch international flights to a number of countries following coronavirus-related restrictions of implementing flights. The flights are being gradually resumed to Turkey, China, South Korea, Thailand and Japan from June 20, 2020.

The list was then further expanded and included Hungary, India, Germany, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Egypt, Ukraine, Poland, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.

Recently the list of countries was extended with the UAE, Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands, Egypt, Ukraine and Russia.

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


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