Flights have now resumed to normal at Istanbul’s
Ataturk International Airport after last weeks attempted coup. However several nations have issued travel advisories for those considering travel to Turkey.
With the airport closing during the attempted coup, thousands of passengers were stranded. Frightened and confused passengers fled to the airport with the sounds of explosions in the distance, trying to get out of the country. It was a chaotic scene with people running around panicking.
While foreign carriers have resumed normal operations to Turkey, American carriers are prohibited from flying into the country by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Many countries are urging their citizens to exercise extreme caution when traveling to Turkey and the U.S. Department of Stat has urged citizens to reconsider travel to Turkey at this time. While Canada is telling its citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to the country.