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Russia further restricted transport access on Sunday, banning a large amount of flights to and from foreign destinations. The move largely affects routes to secondary cities and holiday resorts, with most capital cities exempt, RT reported. The exceptions are regular routes connecting the Russian capital with 146 foreign principal airports...
Since March 23, Russia has introduced new time restrictions on flights to countries where cases of new coronavirus infection have been identified, Rosaviyatsiya informs as cited by TASS. As reported, flights to Turkey will be limited (only flights to Istanbul are allowed), Japan (only to Tokyo), Vietnam (only to Hanoi)...
The Russian Association of Air Transport Operators (AEVT) has pleaded with the country’s transport ministry to take urgent measures to protect Russia’s air transport industry from collapse amid the coronavirus crisis, Russian Aviation Insider writes.  The measures proposed include waiving value-added tax (VAT) payments, boosting state subsidies for regional air...
Sheremetyevo International Airport‘s Deputy Director General today announced that airport’s terminals E and C will close from March 20 on. All the flights that were handled by terminals E and C will be transferred to terminals D and F. “From midnight, March 20, we close terminals E and C for...
Russia’s Nordwind Airlines has announced it is leasing two used Airbus A330-200 aircraft from California-based Air Lease Corporation (ALC), the American company said in a statement. Previously on a nine-year ALC term lease with Vietnam Airlines, these aircraft will be delivered to the Moscow-based Nordwind “in the spring,” the lessor...
The national air carrier of Vietnam has temporarily suspended services to Russia, France, Malaysia, and Taiwan in response to the spread of the coronavirus and travel restrictions imposed by countries and regions around the world, VNExpress reports. Vietnam Airlines said it will suspend flights to Russia and Taiwan from today...
The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced it will organize special charter flights to Russia to facilitate the return of travellers whose journeys were disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak, Gulf News reported. The two countries decided to temporarily suspend air services between Russia and UAE, and all flights...
In accordance with the order by the crisis center for the prevention of the import and spread of new coronavirus infection on the area of the Russian Federation chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatiana Golikova, a temporary restriction on passenger air transportation to the...
Hundreds of Russian tourists in Europe have found themselves stranded in foreign airports after most flights were canceled this week and borders closed due to the coronavirus crisis, a spokeswoman for Russia’s travel industry union (ATOR) told Interfax on Tuesday. Russia suspended most flights to and from Europe to try...
The situation with the closure of international flights from Russia can lead to a bankruptcy of certain air carriers, First Deputy Minister of Transport and head of the Russian aviation regulator Rosaviatsiya Alexander Neradko said on Tuesday, according to Lenta.ru. "The decline in revenues of airlines due to international routes...