Tag: Turkey

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Turkey’s top drag artist, the iconic “Huysuz Virjin” dies at the age of 87

One of Turkey’s leading entertainers Seyfi Dursunoğlu has died in hospital after a short illness. Dursunoğlu, better known by his stage name and drag character Huysuz Virjin (The Grumpy Virgin), was admitted to Istanbul Acıbadem Altunizade Hospital a fortnight ago. He was being treated for pneumonia, as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according […]

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UK-Turkey air bridge confirmed for this summer
 

On Friday, the British government announced that people arriving from over fifty destinations from 10 July no longer need to self-isolate if they are coming to England. Among those listed is Turkey, which has already ended self-isolation for visitors from the United Kingdom, so essentially the two countries will have formed an “air bridge” when […]

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“Safe Tourism” scheme for visitors planning to holiday in Turkey this summer

‘Safe tourism’ is the message from Turkey for this summer. Flights between the United Kingdom and Turkey have recently re-started, with Turkish Airlines, Pegasus and Easyjet among the carriers to resume their service. The number of flights is expected to increase in July when, as expected, the two governments sign an ‘air bridge’ agreement, which […]

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Repatriation flights for citizens after UK left off Turkey’s list of 40 international destinations

Turkey is set to resume international flights from 10 June. Commercial carriers such as Pegasus and Turkish Airlines will gradually start to fly to forty countries from this date, Turkey’s Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu announced in a written statement on Thursday, 4 June. Turkey, a major international transit hub, closed its airspace on 28 March […]