May 2020

Claim: Turkey violated its own travel ban with Iran

2020-05-06 05:24 BST
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The investigation is based on the flight tracking data of Iranian Mahan Airlines. Based on the flight trafficking data, the BBC crew concluded that Turkey, Malaysia, United Arab Emirates and Thailand resumed flights with Iran’s flag carrier Mahan Airlines despite announcing travel bans with Iran. The country has been an early epicentre for the coronavirus pandemic after the virus first appeared in China.