The cancellation of all international flights of Turkmen Airlines has been extended until September 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic. This was announced on August 29 by the official website of the air carrier.
“Dear passengers! In connection with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the cancellation of all international flights is extended until September 30, 2020 inclusive, ”the statement said.
All flights from Ashgabat and back were canceled in the following directions: to Istanbul, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Minsk, Almaty, Frankfurt am Main, Birmingham, Amritsar, Delhi, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Bangkok.
It is indicated that the tickets purchased are valid until December 31, 2021, and passengers from canceled flights can apply for a refund or wait for the resumption of air transportation and exchange tickets for convenient flights.
Despite the absence of officially identified cases of coronavirus infection, residents of Turkmenistan are required to comply with a mask regime and a number of restrictions.
For the first time, an outbreak of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was recorded in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. On March 11, the World Health Organization announced a coronavirus pandemic in the world. A number of countries have therefore suspended international flights.