Turkish Airlines cancels Friday, Saturday flights to Crimea

Airline cancels its TK 461/462/463/464 flights to Simferopol from Istanbul

Airline cancels its TK 461/462/463/464 flights to Simferopol from Istanbul

ISTANBUL - Two Turkish Airlines flights from Istanbul to the Crimean capital of Simferopol on Friday night have been canceled amid escalating tension on the peninsula.

Aside from Friday`s TK 461 and 462 flights, the TK 463 and 464 flights on Saturday were also cancelled, the company said.

Early Friday, another Turkish airline, Atlasjet, cancelled a flight to Simferopol after media reports that Simferopol International Airport had been seized by armed groups.

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