Turkish Airlines temporarily suspends flights to Azerbaijan's Autonomous Nakhchivan region

Turkish Airlines temporarily suspends flights to Azerbaijan
# 27 February 2020 13:43 (UTC +04:00)

Turkish Airlines has temporarily suspended flights to Azerbaijan’s autonomous Nakhchivan region, the company's chairman said Thursday, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Turkey’s national flag carrier continues flying to the Azerbaijani capital Baku and Ganja, the country's second-largest city, Ilker Ayci added.

The airline disinfected more than 250 aircraft as part of measures to fight coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, he said.

In the wake of a dozen deaths from coronavirus in neighboring Iran, service there has been suspended, along with flights to China, where the outbreak began.