connect with us
Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

US State Department Issues Turkey Travel Warning

USA_State DepartmentThe US State Department on Saturday issued a travel alert for American citizens, advising them to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey, following the attempted military coup in the country on Friday.

“In light of the July 15 coup attempt and its aftermath, we suggest U.S. citizens reconsider travel to Turkey at this time”, the travel alert warns.

As noted in the travel alert, foreign and U.S. tourists have been explicitly targeted by international and indigenous terrorist organizations.

“Throughout Europe extremists have targeted large sporting events, theatres, open markets, aviation services, transportation systems, and public venues where people congregate as well as religious sites and high-profile events. U.S. citizens are reminded to review personal security plans and remain vigilant at all times.”

FAA bans US-Turkey flights

USA_travel_luggagePer the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) notice to airmen (NOTAM) dated July 15, U.S. airline carriers are currently prohibited from flying to or from Istanbul and Ankara airports.

“All airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are currently prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via a third country”, the travel alert reads.

Follow GTP Headlines on Google News to keep up to date with all the latest on tourism and travel in Greece.
About the Author
This is the team byline for GTP. The copyrights for these articles are owned by GTP. They may not be redistributed without the permission of the owner.

Add your comment