Dubai – MENA Herald: Turkish Airlines media relations office announced that FAA removed the recent order of all airline carriers, regardless of the country of registry, who were prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via third country.
Accordingly, all scheduled Turkish Airlines flights to the US will resume starting as of 19th July 2016 with Turkish Airlines Istanbul – NYC flight at 06:45 am.
Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee Mr. İlker Aycı stated that; “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 16th 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.”