Turkish Airlines to resume flights to China, US

- A Monitor Desk Report 14 Jun, 2020 | 802 Views|-+
Dhaka: Turkish Airlines will resume flights to China, South Korea and coronavirus-hard hit United States this month, the airline announced, after the pandemic shuttered international travel in March.

Bilal Eksi, Chief Executive of the airline said three flights a week to Chicago and Washington DC will be operated starting June 19 and to Los Angeles on June 24.

The airline also announced it will start a weekly flight to Shanghai from June 19 and two weekly flights each to Hong Kong and Seoul from June 24, according to reports.

The airline earlier restarted flights to Britain, Germany and the Netherlands.

Meanwhile, Turkey’s budget carrier Pegasus Airlines also announced the resumption of international flights on June 13, which will be done in phases.

Flights to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, England, the Netherlands, France and Belgium would be opened during the first phase before being expanded.

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