Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020
Turkish Airlines has suspended international flights until April 17 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The only exceptions are New York, Washington, Hong Kong, Moscow and Addis Ababa, the airline said in a statement.
The airline will continue its domestic flights with cutbacks and cargo operations as planned.
Meanwhile, the carrier also announced that its six flights — to London, Dublin and Edinburgh — on Monday and Tuesday will be carried out as scheduled.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, has infected over 340,000 people worldwide, and killed over 14,700 people.
The virus emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December and has since spread across the world restricting international travel and diminishing all industrial sector and tourism sector as well .