06:37 GMT19 January 2021
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    Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency’s head said that about 15 Russian airlines are ready to launch charter flights to Turkey.

    TYUMEN (Russia) (Sputnik) About 15 Russian airlines are ready to launch charter flights to Turkey, Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency’s, Rosaviatsia, head Alexander Neradko said on Saturday.

    "That is about 15 airlines," he told reporters at the air show organized by the UTair airline, answering the question about charter flights to Turkey.

    Charter flights between Russia and Turkey have been suspended following the downing of a Russian Su-24 combat plane by the Turkish air force in November 2015.

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