International Simferopol-Istanbul flights to be operated from August

11 July 2014 15:03
(QHA) -

Russian “Grozniy Avia” airlines to operate Simferopol-Istanbul flights starting from August 2014. This will be the first international flight since Crimean annexation in March.

Director of Ay-Sofia tourism company Enver Asanov said this to QHA correspondent.

“Foreign passport, that were given by Ukraine are available” – Asanov said.

One way ticket will costs $250.

It should be noted the Simferopol-Istanbul flight will be operated with technical landing in Russian city of Anapa.

As we earlier reported, “Grozniy-Avia” airlines appealed to Rosaviatsiya -- Federal Air Transport Agency, responsible for overseeing the civil aviation industry in Russia -- to operate international flights from Crimean airport.

Meanwhile, European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation Eurocontrol has banned European air companies flying to Crimea, following the region’s annexation.

Europe’s largest airline Turkish Airlines and other companies have suspended their work in Crimea.