Turkey stuck half a thousand tourists from Ukraine: what happened

В Турции застряли полтысячи туристов из Украины: что произошло

In Turkey detained four flights that had to return Ukrainian tourists.

“As of 16:00 11.07.2018 in Turkey arrested 4 flights which must return 543 citizen of Ukraine Home. Again, the airline (not the Bravo) and the tour operator to find out who to whom should, and the burden of these misunderstandings falls on the shoulders of Ukrainians”, – said the representative of the Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine Vasily Kirilich in the comment “Ukrainian truth”.

Ukrainian Consul went to Antalya to communicate with passengers and responsible parties.

“But the Consul has no authority to bind the parties to the conflict to resolve the situation. To resolve this issue can and should parties that have pledged to provide valuable travel services to citizens of Ukraine”, – said the Kirilich.

In turn, the tour operator Join UP decided to cut the flight program in Turkey because of the frequent delays and transfers, Charter flights.

“In response to the situation with frequent delays and postponements of Charter flights airlines by order of the tour operator Join UP, the company has decided to reduce the flight program in Turkey. This step will help to reduce the burden on the fleet carriers, which were formed due to the tight schedule of flights, maximum utilization of the aircraft in the height of tourist season and the lack of available aircraft from airlines for substitution in case of failures in the schedule,” – said the press service of the tour operator.

According to the company, reducing the number of flights will allow to align the schedule and prevent a long wait for tourists. Join UP with July 11 will reduce direct flights to Turkey from Kiev, Vinnitsa, Rivne, Kryvyi Rih, Kherson, Odessa and Kharkov. Thus, from 11 to 26 July flight program will be reduced by 13 flights per week.

“The tourists, who flew from Kiev, will fly other flights to the resorts tour operator, for the same dates with the same city. Tourists from Kharkov and Odessa will offer the next available flights to these cities or flights from other cities,” – said in the message.

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