Erdogan announced a significant weakening of quarantine in Turkey since June 1

Erdogan announced a significant weakening of quarantine in Turkey since June 1

“From June 1, the ban on movement between cities will be completely lifted. From this day, beaches and national parks will also open. From June 1, restaurants, cafes, pools and spas will start working, they will be able to receive customers until 22:00,” said the Turkish leader at a press conference ( in Istanbul, broadcast by NTV.

In addition, from the beginning of summer, according to Erdogan, kindergartens will be resumed. However, the authorities of the republic upheld the ban on leaving homes for people under 18 years old and over 65 years old.

At the same time, TAV Airports Holding, the largest operator of Turkish airports, has taken all measures to prepare for the resumption of air travel, which will be done gradually from June 1st.

The press service reported that the airports of Esenbog (Ankara), Adnan Menderes (Izmir), Milas (Bodrum), Gazipasha (Alanya) and Antalya Airport, operated by TAV Airports Holding, have taken all preventive measures  to protect against the new coronavirus COVID-19 infections.

Measures were taken in accordance with the Regulation on the operation and certification of airports during a pandemic. On the territory of the terminals, markings are applied that will help passengers and staff to observe measures of social distance. Passengers will be able to use all services on a contactless basis.

The most commonly used areas of the terminals, as well as x-ray machines, will be periodically disinfected. Airport attendants underwent special training, provided with masks, and at some points, employees will wear special protective shields, gloves and protective overalls. Only masked passengers will be allowed into the airport.