CORONAVIRUS: KAZAKHSTAN TO REDUCE NUMBER OF FLIGHTS TO 11 WORLD COUNTRIES
To prevent the occurrence and spread of coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, the number of scheduled flights to 11 countries was reduced by a decision of the interdepartmental commission led by Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Yeraly Tugzhanov, Strategy2050.kz reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.
The number of scheduled flights to the following countries has been reduced: Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, Belarus, the UAE and Georgia.
To prevent the occurrence and spread of coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, a meeting was held on March 12, 2020 with the participation of representatives of foreign airlines. Due to the reduction in the number of flights operated, it was recommended that foreign airlines issue full ticket refunds or rebookings without fines.
Due to the reduction in flights, passengers with tickets for canceled flights from March 16 this year can issue a return ticket at the place of purchase. For all questions, passengers can contact the airline at the following numbers:
Turkish Airlines: +7 727 3123250, 51, around the clock;
Belavia: +7 7172 320241, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.;
Fly Dubai: +7 800 070 2833, (call is free from a mobile phone), round the clock;
Etihad Airways: +7 800 5556248, around the clock;
Pegasus Airlines: +7 705 5558444, around the clock;
Uzbekistan Airways: +7 7172 910459, 60; from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.;
Air Astana: +7 7172 584477, +7 727 2444477, +7 702 7024477, around the clock;
SCAT: +7 7252 998880, around the clock.
For passengers, in order to consult on issues of canceled and limited regular destinations, the Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan JSC operates a round-the-clock call center at 8 (7172) 64 58 41.
Source: Strategy 2050