SunExpress will launch a direct flight between Manchester Airport and Antalya in Turkey on March 26th. The route will be served twice per week before going up to four times a week from May 30th.
Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba have also been declared dangerous for British visitors, with those returning from the Caribbean destinations now needing to self-isolate for two weeks.
Jet2.com has increased flights and holidays to Turkey for the remainder of the summer on the back of continued demand from British holidaymakers.
This falling price may help offset the decline in travel caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, agues John Vandesquille, tourism analyst at GlobalData.
Radisson Hotel Group has expanded in Istanbul, Turkey, with the opening of two new hotels: the Radisson Hotel Istanbul Sultanahmet and the Radisson Hotel President Beyazit Istanbul.
Turkish sister airline SunExpress will continue to operate its own routes, with a fleet that consists of over 40 Boeing 737-800. The decision will cost around 1,200 jobs.
The ministry of culture and tourism in Turkey has announced a safe tourism certification programme, launched to coincide with the start of the 2020 summer season.
Pegasus Airlines will resume international flights from today. Departures from Turkey to several European destinations began earlier following the suspension of services in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The United Kingdom is among six countries to be offered visa free travel to Turkey. Foreign ministry officials confirmed earlier tourists from Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain would also see fees waived.
Radisson Hotel Group is preparing to open three more hotels in Turkey this year. Two of these hotels will be in Istanbul’s touristic and historic locations, and the third in Aliağa, Izmir.