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Corona Outbreak: Airline Travel Restrictions due to Covid-19 in Turkey

30 March, 2020

As per the new memorandum published by the Ministry of Internal Affairs on March 28, 2020; passengers will no longer be able to travel with airlines and busses without a Travel Permit, starting from 06:00 on March 29, 2020.

Accordingly, travel permits can only be issued by the Travel Permit Boards, which located on airports, to airline passengers (i) who have been dispatched by the doctor's decision due to their treatment needs; (ii) whose first degree relative died or have severe illness; (iii) people who do not have a place to stay (especially those who arrive on the concerned province/place in the last 15 days); (iv) those who certify from the relevant professional chambers that they are working in the production and supply processes of basic human needs. There will be no restrictions for high level public officials and other public servants whose services are needed within the framework of their duties.

Similar to the effects in global aviation industry, this measure will add more impacts on Turkish aviation industry.

As of March 26,2020, number of the airlines and their grounded aircrafts in Turkey as follows:

Airline

Fleet

Grounded

ACT Airlines

5

2

Corendon Airlines Group

22

21

Freebird Airlines

10

8

MNG Airlines

6

2

Onur Air/Holiday Europe

27

27

Pegasus

82

66

Sunexpress

51

41

Tailwind

5

5

ULS Airlines Cargo

3

0

Turkish Airlines

357

227

 

 

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