Rising airfares tickets from the province of Kurdistan to Turkey By Roudao 5 hours ago
1/9/2016
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But turnout is increasing on flights rose airfares tickets from the province of Kurdistan to Turkey, after the closure of the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing for more than three weeks, as a result of military operations between the fighters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party in Kurdistan Turkey and the Turkish army. Rose traveling on flights to the cities of Ankara and Istanbul ticket to twice what it was a month ago, although open crossing Abraham for commercial traffic only. Anas said Paschksl, the owner of airline in Istanbul, network Roudao media, "Tdharrna because of the closure of the border between Iraq and Turkey, also hit wishing to travel between the two countries , the ticket price by plane between Erbil and Istanbul has risen by about $ 150 lower than it was a month ago. "He pointed out that" planes crammed with passengers, because people can not afford to travel to Diyarbakir and Mardin, including to Iraq across the border. "and resulted in confrontations and tensions in Kurdistan Turkey and curfews in the Island area, to the closure of the Ibrahim Khalil border crossing for more than 23 days. He said Mohammed Mehdi, a salesman tickets Iraqi Airways, the network Roudao "for nearly three weeks, saw a direct flight ticket prices around Arbil and Sulaimaniya big increase day after Day because of the large turnout on the purchase, which continue to rise, because the wild trips parked because of the closure of the border between Iraq and Turkey. "Thereare 14 transportation company in a garage Erbil International, to transport passengers to Turkey, but some of them damaged and closed its doors because of the wild flights stopped, while there about 7 companies for airlines in northern Kurdistan and Turkey flies daily. fell Kurdistan Region revenues, after more than three weeks to shut down the crossing, says the Kurdistan Parliament member Dilshad Shaaban said customs revenues from this border point of a month, "$ 20 million".

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