More direct flights to be conducted in route Ulaanbaatar-Istanbul

At the end of 2-day meeting of bilateral working group in charge of amendments on Intergovernmental Agreement between Mongolia and the Republic of Turkey on Air Relations, the sides signed the agreement on September 26.

The agreement will enable the number of aviation companies to be increased from Mongolian side and to conduct direct flights with frequency of 3 times a week from the two sides each with maximum of 800 seats.

Currently, only ‘Turkish Airlines’ aviation company is operating flights from Turkish side 3 times a week with maximum 500 seats and an intermediate stop in route Istanbul-Bishkek-Ulaanbaatar.

By increasing number of flights, seats and aviation companies to operate flights in route Ulaanbaatar-Istanbul-Ulaanbaatar, numerous opportunities such as save time to travel to European countries and reduce ticket price, will be opened. The agreement will come into effect when the sides exchange notes.

Mongolian delegation headed by Head of Air Transport Policy Coordination Department of the Ministry of Road and Transport Development D.Myagmarsuren and Director of the Civil Aviation Authority L.Byambasuren and Turkish delegation led by Director General of Directorate General of Civil Aviation of Turkey Mr. Bahri Kesici attended the bilateral meeting.

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