Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu announced that they have gradually restarted their international flights to cover some countries as of today, following domestic flights, which started on June 1, as part of the new normalization steps.
Explaining that international flights are initiated in a controlled manner and scheduled flight operations will be carried out with risk-free countries, Karaismailoğlu underlined that the flights with national and international health authorities will be made with healthier and safer standards. Minister Karaismailoğlu, who declared that the anti-epidemic measures were taken at the highest level, also reminded that airports for the covid-19 outbreak are certified according to the forecasts of the Ministry of Health and the Scientific Committee. Karaismailoğlu, who said that 53 airports will now be equipped with precautionary measures and will serve safely, said that the certificate measures were shared with other countries on international flights.
Minister Karaismailoğlu said that with the opening of international flights mutually, reconciliations with the countries continued, “On the first day we launched the flights, flights will be made to 15 destinations with 9 countries on 15 June with the Netherlands, Germany and England. As our reconciliations continue, we will gradually increase the number of destinations, countries and points. ” Reminding that similar measures were taken in all countries of the world during the epidemic period, Karaismailoğlu underlined that the number of countries flying internationally would increase rapidly due to the fact that the important threshold in combating the epidemic remained, and that the flight planning of private companies also continued.
Minister Karaismailoğlu also pointed out that there are important rules to be followed on flights and said, "It is essential to follow these rules for the protection of all of us and our loved ones." Karaismailoğlu stated that at the very beginning of the rules, all passengers are obliged to wear masks at airports and planes and to fill in a passenger information form on arrival flights. Karaismailoğlu said, “All our incoming passengers will be examined and those who show symptoms will be tested. This procedure will be announced to the passengers by the airline before and during the flight. Passengers who test positive will not be admitted to the country and will be deported. On all flights, airlines will follow the rules in the airline and airport outbreak guide published by SHGM. Flight permits to be issued for the countries to be launched will be coordinated with the Ministry of Health. ”
Ministers Karaismailoğlu words, "Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's leadership in the ongoing negotiations uptime and Turkey, stable stance, with success also comes from this process with determination and foresight. After that period, 'does not stand for a more powerful and larger than Turkey, on the road' call "finished with phrases.