Russia and Turkey are formally resuming full charter and regular flights from today, June 22, TASS reports. Now, it will be possible to fly to Turkey from 32 cities of the Russian Federation.
It is specified that Aeroflot plans to increase the number of flights to Turkey the fastest. From two flights a week, the carrier will increase the frequency of flights to two times a day starting from June 25. Also, from June 25, the national airline will launch flights from Moscow to Antalya, Dalaman, and Bodrum. Moreover, Aeroflot did not rule out a further increase in the number of flights to Turkey, depending on demand and flight load.
Also, from July 1, the Pobeda low-cost airline plans to resume flights to Antalya (the carrier will use two local airports, Antalya and the neighbouring city of Gazipasa). Flights will be operated daily. In addition, from July 10, S7 will resume its flight programme which will launch daily flights Moscow – Antalya. Azur Air, Royal Flight, and UTair also announced plans to resume flights to Turkey last week.
It is noted that the Coral Travel tour operator will begin sending Russians to Antalya today, on June 22, on Royal Flight flights from Moscow and Yekaterinburg. On the same day, Pegas Touristik clients will be able to fly to Antalya from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Samara, Mineralnye Vody, Novosibirsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, and Ufa aboard Nordwind and Pegas Fly airlines. Anex Tour is also ready to send tourists to Antalya with Azur Air flights from Moscow and St. Petersburg.