Domestic travellers have started their own return tickets for flights to Turkey. So, for the last 5 days on a trip refused about 20% of travelers.
By the evening of 24 November was a severe increase in requests for voluntary refund of tickets to Turkey from independent travelers, informs RIA Novosti. So, according to reliable information from one of the agencies on sales of tickets in the past 5 days of tours refused 20% of the Russian population.
Also, the Association of tour operators of Russia declared that the damage from cancellation of flights to Turkey can be millions of dollars, reports RIA Novosti. It is much more than the costs, which brought the ban on flights to Egypt.
Anonymous sources at the airport of Antalya said that on 25 November Russian planes fly empty only to pick up travellers. "We are prepared, because received a notice from meeting of some participants of the Russian market that this day they will stop sending to Antalya travelers. The aircraft will fly empty to pick up only the inhabitants of Russia, who completed his own stay here," said the interlocutor of "Interfax".
In Antalya said that airport services were refused from tour operators on the issue of loading on Board such aircraft local flight catering. "According to received from tour operators news, catering to them is not necessarily that they'll be his, from Russia", - said the informant.
Recall, November 24, in Syria Turkish military aircraft was shot down Russian bomber su-24. Shortly after the foreign Ministry advised Russian citizens to refrain from traveling to Turkey in consequence of the terrorist threat. A similar statement was made by the Federal Agency for tourism. In all of this, the recommendation of the Department about the undesirability of visiting Turkey are the prohibition of travel in this country. And yet, we are not talking about global evacuation of Russian citizens.
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