International flights to resort town Bodrum resume
The Milas-Bodrum Airport, serving locals and international tourists in Mugla, on the Turkish Aegean, resumed international flights as of June 26, the airport operator announced.
With travel restrictions over coronavirus eased, the airport is again offering two scheduled international flights, the operator TAV said in a press release.
The airport re-launched domestic flights as of June 4, it added.
The first international flight came from Hannover, Germany early on June 26.
After appearing last December in China, the virus saw lockdowns and travel bans worldwide, but with improving numbers in many European countries, restrictions have recently started to be eased.
Turkey has instituted special certification programs to assure tourists that its facilities have taken strict measures to prevent transmission of the virus.
Turkish Airlines to resume flights to Iran in July
Meanwhile, Turkish Airlines is preparing to resume its flights to Iran’s capital Tehran in mid-July following a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The flag carrier said its flight to Tehran will recommence on July 16 and it will have seven flights a week to the Iranian city.
Turkish Airlines restarted international flights on June 11 and is increasing flights gradually.
On June 11, the carrier began flights again from Istanbul Airport to Germany, the U.K. and the Netherlands.
In July, the flag carrier will have flights to a number of destinations, including New York, Houston, Algeria, Khartoum, Cairo, Tokyo, Manila, Singapore, Bangkok and Montreal.
Turkish Airlines currently has a fleet of some 350 aircraft flying to some 320 destinations worldwide, except during the pandemic period.