Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We are starting flights at our airports that have received their certificates by making preparations for Kovid-19. 6 airports have received their certificates so far. After 2 months, we are making our first flight from Istanbul Airport to Esenboğa Airport on June 1, at 10.00:1. Our airlines, like our country, will also take off. We will take our measures, but we will also take our normalization steps. On 1 June, flights will be made to Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Trabzon. Our flights will start gradually at all our airports after June XNUMX, ”he said.
The Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu announced that the flights that were stopped in March due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) outbreak will be restarted on 1 June.
Reminding that the flights have stopped at the airports since 19 March due to the Kovid-28 epidemic, Karaismailoğlu said that they have made significant progress in the fight against the epidemic and started the normalization process in the transportation infrastructure in this context.
Emphasizing that it has entered a new period thanks to the decrease in the speed of its expansion, Minister Karaismailoğlu said that the first flight on the airline will be the Istanbul Airport - Ankara Esenboğa Airport flight number TK1 at 10.00 on 2150 June.
Certificate will be given to Istanbul Airport on June 1
Karaismailoğlu noted that in addition to the measures taken successfully at all airports, new practices will be implemented in the normalization process in the fight against the Kovid-19 outbreak.
Noting that they have made a certification program against Kovid-19 at the airports within the framework of the measure, Minister Karaismailoğlu underlined that all the airports have been reorganized with this certification program.
Noting that the Epidemic Certificate is important not only for airport operators, terminal operators, ground handling companies, but also for transportation vehicles that bring passengers to the airport and passengers, each institution / organization includes the necessary measures to be taken within its body, Minister Karaismailoğlu continued his words as follows: :
“Following our publication of our certification certification, education, information, inspection and inspection studies started to be carried out by our Ministry. In this process, we have determined in detail the measures to protect the health of our citizens who will travel by air transport and all employees serving in the sector. We focused on four main factors at the airports against the epidemic. These; everyone is obliged to wear masks, full compliance with social distance, taking personal and institutional hygiene measures, and using protective equipment suitable for risk by employees. ”
“We have issued a certificate to the airport that meets the conditions”
Karaismailoğlu stated that airports that meet all the requirements have started to be certified as a Ministry. Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that Istanbul Airport, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Esenboğa Airport, Izmir Adnan Menderes, Antalya and Trabzon Airports were entitled to receive certificates, and that the Istanbul Airport's certificate will be given to the İGA management before the first time on 1 June.
The first flights will be made from Istanbul to Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Trabzon
Karaismailoğlu stated that isolation will be given importance in all processes from entrance to airports, from airports at destination to exit.
Emphasizing that the physical conditions were reorganized according to the social distance rule in line with the certificate program, Minister Karaismailoğlu underlined that they were careful to take holistic measures especially against the epidemic. Karaismailoğlu stated that there will be a flight from Istanbul Airport on June 1 at 10:00, as well as Izmir at 14.10:11.15, Antalya at 13.00:1 and Trabzon at XNUMX:XNUMX. Minister Karaismailoğlu noted that flights will start gradually at all airports after XNUMX June.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said, “We will provide social distance conditions at airports and airplanes by making slot planning within the scope of the number of traffic to be determined at the airports. We will keep the passenger circulation at the optimum level. We open the air transport to the service of our citizens without leaving the measure in hand. ”
Minister Karaismailoğlu stated that they have taken all precautions for the health of the citizens and that the flight crew as well as the flight hygiene specialists will take part during the flight. In accordance with the Hayat Eve Sığar project carried out by the Ministry of Health, the acceptance of passengers to domestic flights will be provided with the personally produced Hayat Eve Sığar (HEPP) code. Passengers are required to enter the relevant application and create a record. Passengers who purchase their tickets through online sales channels, ticket sales offices and agencies will check their health status 24 hours before the flight via the HES code. During the ticketing and in the inquiries of the HEPP code to be made at the airports, our passengers who are found not suitable for flight will not be accepted to the flight. Also, the boarding and landing of the aircraft are in order and there will be no baggage in the aircraft other than the handbag.
Regarding the measures to be taken within the airports, Karaismailoğlu said, “Passengers who use private public transportation services to arrive at the airport will not be allowed to board unmasked vehicles while traveling according to the social distance rule. Public transportation vehicles will be constantly monitored. At the entrance of the domestic and international passengers to and from the terminal, their fever will be measured with a thermal camera or contactless thermometers. Except for the companions who are accompanied by the companion, passengers will not be allowed to enter the terminal building. Passengers will be able to enter the terminal building by wearing a mask. airline passengers to use the pre-flight from the airline company within Turkey will be asked to reside at the address and information, "he said.
“Let our citizens fly with peace of mind”
Minister Karaismailoğlu pointed out that the ministry and its related institutions will take all precautions and implement them meticulously, “We will track everything precisely from the point of departure to the destination point. Our citizens should use the airline with peace of mind. ”
Karaismailoğlu words, "Turkey has no national struggle against the global epidemic. In this process, as always, help extended to countries in need. Our country, which is an example to the world, will continue its journey by strengthening its power under the leadership of our President through the normalization process. ”