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Flights between Istanbul and Kosice will be suspended from September.

Turkish Airlines does not have enough planes.Turkish Airlines is suspending the air connection between Istanbul and Kosice, a line that has operated four times a week in the past three years.

The suspension of the line to Kosice is a result of global air crisis caused by the grounded Boeings 737 MAX, the TASR newswire reported.Lack of planes Kosice airport Executive Director Michael Tmej said the airport put a lot of effort into getting the airlines for Kosice.

"Due to the lack of planes and problems with the rotation of the planes, Turkish Airlines moved their plane capacity from Kosice to other lines operating for big European and global airports where the competition is stronger," he told TASR.It is still unclear when the Boeing 737 MAX will be able to fly again.

Experts do not expect it before the end of this year. The aircraft industry is a turbulent field and regional airports are the first to feel the risks, Tmej said as quoted by TASR.

They will try to get the line back"After this global situation is overcome, we will make every effort to get Turkish Airlines flights back to Kosice," he said, as quoted by TASR.Turkish Airlines have been flying from Kosice since June 2016, managing director of Turkish Airlines Kosice, Omer Saka, noted.

"I can confirm that Kosice is a great destination with remarkable potential for business and tourism," Omer Saka told TASR.The airlines flying from Kosice now are Austrian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Czech Airlines, Eurowings, Wizzair and Ryanair.

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Publication:Slovak Spectator (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Date:Jun 24, 2019
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