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Turkish Airlines US flights back to normal

Kathmandu, July 19

Turkish Airlines Media Relations Office has announced that US aviation authorities have removed the recent order to all airline carriers, to not to fly into the United States from Turkey, either directly or via third country.

All scheduled Turkish Airlines flights to the US have resumed, as of 19th July 2016 with Turkish Airlines Istanbul – NYC flight at 06:45 am, the airlines announced.

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Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee İlker Aycı stated, “Earlier today I had stated that we saw no reason for the ban as all precautions were in line with the norms. Following our recent report and dense meetings, FAA removed the ban as expected.”

Following the illegal failed coup attempt in Turkey, on July 16 2016 at noon hours FAA had issued a ban of “all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via third country.”

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