After three months of Covid-19 lockdown, the Turkish government is finally allowing domestic and international flights and letting bathhouses, hotels and historic sites to reopen for tourists.
The flight operations remained suspended for more than two months in the country as part of the precautionary measures adopted by the government to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Turkey's flag carrier says it will fly to Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden, connecting 16 European cities with 14 Turkish cities, after over two months of halted flights.
Turkey's national flag carrier introduced the new regulation on transportation of wild animals after the General Directorate of the Agriculture and Forestry suspended their entry into the country.
The flag carrier will fly to just 19 countries next month and gradually expand the operation to 99 countries by September, according to a draft plan.
Turkey's national flag carrier to bring 25,000 citizens back to Turkey from 59 countries via 195 flights amid coronavirus pandemic.
Turkish Cargo, a division of national flag carrier Turkish Airlines, plans 155 flights per week for cargo freighters and 60 flights for passenger aircrafts being used for cargo operations in April, a statement says.
TRT World spoke to three expectant women, who are dealing with stress and apprehension about getting infected with the coronavirus, as well as the standard nerves, as their due date approaches.
Ramping up measures against the outbreak which has infected 5,698 people and claimed 92 lives, Turkey also limited intercity bus travel, banned walks and fishing along the seashore and beaches, as well as jogging in forests and parks on weekends.
With travel restrictions and border shutdowns in place, travellers stuck at airports and border crossings are struggling to get home.
Sensor failure and failure to provide pilots with information contributed to 2009 crash and last year's twin catastrophes.
The carrier is preparing to sue the aviation giant after the grounding of its fleet due to problems with the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
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