Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş, AK Party Bursa Deputy Dr. Turkish Airlines, which suspended flights from Bursa due to the pandemic as a result of the follow-up of Mustafa Esgin and AK Party Provincial Chairman Davut Gürkan, restarts flights from Bursa to Erzurum, Muş and Trabzon before the Ramadan Festival.
In order to use the International Yenişehir Airport more actively, the contacts of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, AK Party Bursa Deputies and the AK Party Provincial Directorate have yielded results, and Turkish Airlines travels from Bursa to Ankara, Trabzon, Erzurum, Gaziantep, Diyarbakır and Muş with almost 100 percent occupancy. had started. However, due to the coronavirus epidemic that affected the whole world in March last year, THY stopped cross flights in domestic flights. While THY started flights to Ağrı, Batman, Diyarbakır, Elazığ, Erzincan, Erzurum, Hatay, Iğdır, Kars, Samsun, Şanlıurfa, Trabzon, Van and Sivas airports as of June 1, 2020, which is called the new normal, Bursa Yenişehir Airport was excluded from the flight schedule. .
The contacts of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş, AK Party Bursa Deputies and AK Party Provincial Presidency in order for Bursa to be included in the flight program again gave positive results. Metropolitan Mayor Alinur Aktaş, AK Party Deputy Mustafa Esgin and AK Party Provincial Chairman Davut Gürkan visited Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board of Directors İlker Aycı. Turkish Airlines Regional Flights and Anadolu Jet Director Şamil Karakaş was also present at the visit, where the re-inclusion of Yenişehir Airport into the flight program was discussed. Good news came for Bursa at the end of the meeting and it was announced that flights from Bursa Yenişehir Airport to Erzurum, Muş and Trabzon will be launched before the Ramadan Festival.
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Alinur Aktaş stated that Bursa, which is the biggest export city after Istanbul, has close ties with all provinces of Anatolia and said that they are making great efforts to make Bursa an accessible city in every area. Stating that the occupancy rates of flights from Bursa were very good until the beginning of the pandemic, Mayor Aktaş said, “However, when the pandemic started, Turkish Airlines stopped flights in general. Flights started to certain regions on June 1, which we call the new normal, but our Bursa was excluded from the flight schedule. We had a meeting with our Chairman of the Board of THY and got the good news that the flights will start before the holiday. "Good luck to our fellow townsmen."
Efforts paid off
AK Party Bursa Deputy Mustafa Esgin, who had a heavy diploma for THY's resumption of flights from Bursa, and who had frequent talks with THY on this issue, reminded that before the pandemic, Diyarbakır, Muş, Erzurum and Trabzon flights were full round trips. Stating that he believes that the trips that will start again will continue with the same occupancy, Esgin said, “Our Bursa is a city with this potential. Especially the fact that the flights will start before the Bayram has been a holiday gift for us. I would like to thank THY management for their sensitivity to our Bursa ”.
Union of forces for Bursa
AK Party Bursa Provincial Chairman Davut Gürkan also said that the harmony between the local administration and the central government has contributed to the city, as an example of flight flights. Expressing that both the Metropolitan Municipality and Bursa Deputies and the central government performed an exemplary work in harmony and unity in all matters for the benefit of Bursa and Bursa residents, Gürkan said, “The resumption of flights from our Yenişehir Airport was a great expectation of our people. We have worked in harmony in this regard and our flights are starting again before the holidays. I would like to thank our President, MP and THY management who decided to restart Bursa flights, who closely followed the process. "May the decision be beneficial to our Bursa."