The low-cost airline Pobeda will increase the frequency of flights from Moscow to Istanbul from November 1. In addition, from the same date, the carrier will start flights to this Turkish city from Kazan. This is reported by TASS with reference to the carrier’s message on Friday, October 9.
“There will be one additional daily flight from Moscow. Thus, the frequency of flights on this route will be increased to two flights a day. Also, as part of the development of the route network, on November 1, flights to Istanbul from Kazan will begin with a frequency of four times a week, ”the message says.
The air carrier will operate new flights to Istanbul International Airport, while the existing ones will continue to operate at another Istanbul airport named after Sabiha Gokcen.
Currently, Pobeda flies from Kazan to Antalya, from Moscow to Istanbul and immediately to two airports in Antalya province – Antalya and Gazipasa.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Russia at the end of March completely suspended international flights, only export flights were made, which the Russians used to return to their homeland. Flights to the UK, Turkey and Tanzania were resumed from August 1. Flights to Switzerland appeared on August 15, but only holders of a residence permit are allowed to enter the country.
On September 3, it became known about the resumption of flights with Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives.
From September 21, air traffic with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus resumed. Russia has expressed its readiness to resume flights with Greece from October 1, but Moscow has not yet given a final answer. In turn, Athens has allowed entry of 500 Russians per week since September 7.
On September 27, Russia resumed flights with South Korea.