Turkish Airlines will fly to just 19 countries next month. Slowly develop the service to 99 countries by September, according to an outline plan. The airline shut down all international passenger flights because of coronavirus. However, the airline will fly to just 19 countries next month, the April-dated plan suggested. Besides, Turkish Airlines has drafted a flight plan for June, July, and August, Anadolu Agency reported.
Turkish Airlines: 22 destinations in 19 countries
According to the three-month flight plan, starting in June, Turkish Airlines will fly to 22 destinations in 19 countries, including Canada, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Belarus, Israel, Kuwait, Georgia and Lebanon, with a weekly frequency of 75 flights. Reporters show that it plans to progressively build up the number of destinations to 99 countries in September.
Turkish Airlines, which carried more than 74 million passengers last year, has suspended passenger flights until May 28 after borders were shut down to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. Ankara has launched efforts to gradually revive the economy from late May after the spread of the virus slowed over the past two weeks. Turkey has about 130,000 confirmed coronavirus cases.