The first Charter flight to Turkey will depart on September 2, reports TASS with reference to the Federal air transport Agency. The Ministry clarified that agreed to the application Royal Flight on this date.
Earlier, the representative of the Federal air transport Agency said that the Agency approved the first applications by Russian airlines on Charter passenger flights to Turkey, noting that the first Charter will fly to Turkey on 3 September. “The first passenger Charter flights to Turkey will be performed on 3 September by the airlines “azure air” (on the route Rostov-on-don — Antalya and back) and I Fly on the route Moscow (Vnukovo) — Antalya and back),” — said the representative office.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree lifting the ban on Charter flights between Russia and Turkey. The ban was in force from 1 December 2015 and was introduced after the Turkish air force in November last year shot down a Russian su-24 near the Turkish-Syrian border.