Etihad Airways said Tuesday it will resume passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and Istanbul as of Jan. 17 after a 10-month hiatus.

In a statement, the Emirati flag carrier said two flights will take off per week between the two cities.

Last week, Emirates Airlines announced that it will resume operating flights to Istanbul, Turkey, as of Dec. 21 after a 9-month suspension due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Also, flydubai announced the resumption of its flights to Istanbul as of Dec. 17.

*Bassel Barakat contributed to this report from Ankara

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