Turkey will continue to serve Russian aircraft in the summer
Russian aircraft will continue to serve at Turkish airports in the summer of 2023. This was reported by the press service of the Federal Air Transport Agency after a conversation between the deputy head of the organization, Vladimir Poteshkin, and the head of the Turkish civil aviation department, Kemal Yuksek, in Ankara.
“Including separately discussed the issue of fuel supply for aircraft of Russian airlines in Turkey. Flights of Russian airlines scheduled for the IATA Summer 2023 season will be provided with ground handling at the airports of the Republic of Turkey in accordance with previously concluded commercial agreements. press services.
The day before Turkish portal Airport Haber reported that the Turkish authorities banned the refueling and maintenance of aircraft from Russia and Belarus. Kommersant was able to confirm only two cases of refusal to refuel - all the planes eventually returned to Russia. According to Kommersant's sources, the problem is not widespread and will be resolved due to the importance of the tourist flow from Russia for Turkey.
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