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Russian tourists warned about “a difficult moment” when travelling on holiday to Turkey during the pandemic coronavirus. The corresponding statement was made by the Executive Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze during the press conference, the stream which is conducted on the official website of TASS in Facebook.
According to her, travellers may experience difficulties in the process of checking for signs of COVID-19 in Turkish airports, which is held immediately after the landing of the plane and to passport control.
Lomidze explained that aviagamma measure temperature and check visitors for the presence of rhinitis or cough. “If detected symptoms, a person’s place in the Observatory. And not him alone, but all who sat next to him,” she said.
The expert noted that all passengers on arrival are required to fill out a detailed questionnaire to indicate the seat — in this case, to identify the companions of a sick traveler is easy. “To the hotel this person will not reach”, — said the representative of ATOR.
On 28 July it was reported that millions of Russian tourists flocked to Turkey after the announcement of the resumption of air links with Russia in August. It is assumed that there this year will fly by those who are “not made any decisions and didn’t plan to rest on the local resorts.”
Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin announced the resumption of international flights from August. He noted that at first the flights will be carried out only from Moscow, St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-don.
Countries with which Russia restores flights in the first place, was the UK (London), Turkey (from August 1, Ankara and Istanbul, from August 10 — Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman) and Tanzania (Zanzibar island). The list will be gradually expanded.
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