Kazakhstan plans to launch flights to Turkey by the end of June.

This was announced at a government meeting by the Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov, the Kazpravda.kz reports.  "It is planned to resume gradually the international flights. At the end of June this year, we plan to launch international flights between Kazakhstan and Turkey. Soon, as the epidemiological situation soothes, we plan to resume international flights with other countries as well," Atamkulov said.

In addition, the Minister mentioned that from May 1, domestic passenger flights from Nur-Sultan and Almaty to other 20 cities of Kazakhstan were resumed. "At present, the domestic flights have been launched on 44 routes with a frequency of 349 flights per week - 49 flights per day. About 188 thousand air tickets have already been sold, " the head of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development noted.

Atamkulov added that since June 1, 54 passenger trains have been restored. "The sale of travel tickets was opened on May 15. By June 8, 645 thousand travel tickets have already been sold," he concluded.