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FAA removes ban on flights from Turkey to US

The FAA has removed the recent order that all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the US from Turkey either directly or via third country, following the illegal failed coup attempt in Turkey on 16 July 2016.
FAA removes ban on flights from Turkey to US
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Accordingly, all scheduled Turkish Airlines flights to the US will resume as of 19 July 2016 with Turkish Airlines Istanbul – NYC flight at 6.45 am.

Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee İlker Aycı stated, “Earlier, 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.”


Read more: Turkish Airlines, FAA

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