Accordingly, all scheduled Turkish Airlines flights to the US will resume as of July 19, 2016 with Turkish Airlines Istanbul  NYC flight at 06:45 am.

Cape Town - Turkish Airlines has announced that the FAA has removed the recent order that all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via third country.

Accordingly, all scheduled Turkish Airlines flights to the US will resume immediately with Turkish Airlines Istanbul – NYC flight at 06:45 am.

Turkish Airlines chairperson of the Board and the Executive Committee Mr. Ilker Ayci stated that; “Earlier today I had stated that we saw no reason for the ban as all precautions were in line with the norms. Following our recent report and dense meetings, FAA removed the ban as expected.”

Following the illegal failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 16, 2016, the FAA had issued a ban of “all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via third country.”

Adapted from a press release for IOL