Turkish Airlines announced that they will offer VIP passengers laptops after the US and the UK issued electronics ban on flights. (Photo: VCG)
ISTANBUL, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) on Tuesday announced that it extended the suspension of all its domestic and international flights until May 28 over COVID-19 concerns.
The THY said in an announcement posted on its website that "all flights have been suspended until May 28 to protect public health against the coronavirus pandemic."
Bilal Eksi, CEO of the company, called on passengers to be "a little more patient to win the fight against the virus" on his Twitter account.
Turkey has so far recorded a total of 114,653 confirmed cases and 2,992 deaths, according to the data released by the Health Ministry on Tuesday.