Aviation

France sends two fighter jets, frigate to eastern Med amid tensions with Turkey

France will send two Rafale fighter jets and the naval frigate "Lafayette" to the eastern Mediterranean as part of plans to increase its military presence in the region, the armed forces ministry said on Thursday, amid signs of tension with Turkey.

All flights to Tivat cancelled - the collapse of Montenegrin tourism is imminent

These are flights that have not been operating since mid-March, when the National Coordination Body for Infectious Diseases introduced a temporary ban on flights at airports in Montenegro due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, Vecernje Novosti writes.
This decision of the Russian airline represents a strong blow to the stumbled Montenegrin economy, especially tourism.

Turkish overflights return after 26 days

Turkish jets violated Greek airspace on Wednesday for the first time after 26 days, with several F-16 fighter jets entering Athens' Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan, according to the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (GEETHA).

Between 3 and 4 p.m., pairs of jets flew three times over Oinouses, four times over Panagia and one northeast of Chios.

CNAB marks air service resumption 110 years since Aurel Vlaicu's trailblazing flight

The Bucharest Airports National Corporation (CNAB) organizes on Wednesday the event "Everything will be fine!" to mark the resumption of flights after the coronavirus-induced halt of services that saw Romania's air traffic plunge by about 98 percent. "For the entire mankind, the first half of 2020 has posed the greatest health, economic and social challenge of the century.

Turkey resumes int’l flights after ending almost three-month ban

Turkey restarted international flights on June 11 for the first time after an almost three-month ban imposed to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

As part of the new "normalization" phase, Ankara resumed domestic flights as of June 1, which have been followed by international flights.

Flights between Turkey, UK to resume as of June 11

Daily scheduled flights between Turkey and the U.K. will resume as of June 11, the British Embassy in Ankara announced on Twitter.

"Turkish Airlines will operate 1 daily flight from Istanbul Airport to London Heathrow. Anadolu Jet will be operating 1 daily flight from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport to London Stansted," the embassy said.

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