Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev
The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev instructed the departments in week term to submit to the government proposals for the resumption of Charter flights to Turkey. About it reports a press-service of the Cabinet.
“In the development of the decree of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev instructed the Ministry of transport of Russia, Ministry of culture, Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia together with other concerned departments in week term to submit to the government of the Russian Federation agreed proposals on the renewal of the Charter air transportation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey”, – stated in the message.
Medvedev was also asked to pay special attention to the need for additional measures to ensure transport security and the exception of flight operation in areas with a high terrorist threat”.
Earlier Friday, the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov said that the Russian airlines will soon be able to resume Charter flights to Turkey. He said that relevant work is already underway in the government. “I think that within a certain, not so distant time Charter will be transported and renewed”, — he declared in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”.
In turn, the press Secretary of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Irina Tyurina a day earlier, said that the Charter will not be restored in the coming days, as the government has not yet released a decision on the lifting of the ban on such flights