Minister of Transport and Infrastructure M. Cahit Turhan, “Turkish Airlines (THY), 30 November
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The number of countries to fly 37ye, the number of cities will also 55 `he said.
initialed Air Transport Agreement between Turkey and Lesotho, Transport and Infrastructure Minister M. Cahit Turhan Lesotho Foreign Affairs and International Relations Minister Lesego Makgothi was signed at a ceremony attended.
Minister Turhan, the agreement signed between the two countries expressed his satisfaction, the agreement will bring the two countries closer together, he said.
In the 2012 with disposing of the signature of the agreement was initialed with the civil aviation relations between Turkey and Lesotho Turhan said to have put on a legal basis, he said:
Lardır Our countries, which are geographically distant, have demonstrated a common will to increase interconnection, mutual trade and tourism volume. This agreement regulates many issues of civil aviation between the two countries, such as traffic rights, flight capacity, flight safety and fare tariffs. Under the leadership of the President of the Republic, 2010 was launched by our government in Africa.
Air transportation, accessibility, and the accelerating effect of trade and tourism, perhaps the most important pillar of this initiative has contributed. Today, THY has become an airline that connects Africa to other world cities with the pride of being the world's largest flying airline in Africa. TH
Minister Turhan, the Turkish Airlines' 30 in November, the capital of the Gambia, Banjul'a, 12 in December to the capital of Zambia Lusaka'a scheduled flights to Africa with the number of countries to fly to 37, the number of cities to 55 reported that it will remove.
Under the Air Transport Agreement signed with Lesotho, it will be possible to provide 14 frequency passenger flight between the two countries. Turhan stated that there is no limitation for air cargo operations.
Bizim All African countries like Lesotho are very important for us “
Minister Turhan, pointing out that Turkey is very important for all African countries like Lesotho, the words continued as follows:
Uz That is why we are building a bridge between our countries and peoples by making an Air Transport Agreement. We want to further develop and strengthen our multidimensional relations based on mutual respect with African countries. I think the agreement signed here today is an important step for this purpose.
”Our Ministry of Civil Aviation and Turkish Airlines have increased our flights and our new points in Africa are added to our flight network, and our efforts to increase our accessibility with the African continent where we are geographically distant but close to the heart. Baş
Turkey is in the moment Air Transport Agreement with 170 country, voicing Turhan carrier of about 122 316 countries point to the end, THY flies the most countries in the world that reminded airline.
Turhan reminded that 29 started to serve Istanbul Airport in October and that 90 will be served in the first time in the new airport.
Minister Turhan said, yaşam 6 will be the world's largest airport and life center after reaching the 200 million passenger capacity. I hope that our cooperation with Lesotho will be further enhanced in the upcoming period. Ön
"We hope to be in close cooperation with Turkey"
Lesotho Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Affairs Lesego Makgothi thanked the Minister Turhan for the warm welcome.
“I felt like my second home. This second official visit to Turkey. It is very important for us to sign this agreement. The agreement is also very important for the development of my country. I requested from the Minister to make commercial flights, but our main goal in this agreement is not only commercial flights, but also cargo flights. Yapıl
After the speeches, the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Cahit Turhan and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations of Lesotho Lesego Makgothi signed the Air Transport Agreement.