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Passenger flights resume between Turkey, Armenia

The return of commercial flights follows productive normalization talks between Turkey and Armenia in Moscow.
This photograph taken on Feb. 2, 2022 shows the plane of the Pegasus Airlines flight departure from the Sabiha Gokcen International Airport for the first time to land in the Yerevan International Zvartnots Airport, in Istanbul.

The first flight from Turkey to Armenia in two years landed early this morning. 

The flight, operated by Turkish budget carrier Pegasus Airlines,  took off from Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen Airport last night and landed at Zvartnos Airport in Yerevan at 2:20 this morning. A FlyOne Armenia flight was also scheduled to arrive in Istanbul from Yerevan last night, Turkey’s official Anadolu Agency reported. 

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