Turkish Airlines suspends all flights till May 28th


Turkey’s national flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, announced the decision to extend the suspension of operations,  Domestic and International, until May 28 .

The company made the announcement on  April 28, said the decision was  in  public interest.

“In accordance with decisions taken by the official authorities, all flights have been suspended until May 28, 2020 in order to protect public health against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,” read a statement issued by the airline.

The national flag carrier’s announcement comes a day after Turkey recorded its lowest number of new COVID-19 cases in 21 days.

The country’s overall count stands at 112,261, with 2,900 deaths and nearly 34,000 recoveries.

Aviation is among the worst-affected industries during the coronavirus pandemic, which has hit 185 countries and regions since emerging in China last December.

with additional information from hurriyetdailynews.com

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