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Russian tour operators have put group tours from China on hold as the country is fighting the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Russian Union of Travel Industry said in a statement, adding that Monday, January 27, has become the last day Russia accepted Chinese tourist groups, Radio Liberty reports. "The Chinese...
The current recommendation of Rospotrebnadzor does not exempt tourists from penalties for canceling tours to China, Interfax reported citing the Federal Tourism Agency. "You can get a full refund for a canceled tour only if there is a security risk, and this is indicated. Such orders of the Rospotrebnadzor are...
Sheremetyevo Duty Free, the joint venture between Sheremetyevo Airport, Greenway and Gebr Heinemann, has opened a 3,000sq m walk through shop at the new Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Terminal C. The partners have also opened a 500sq m arrivals shop in the terminal, which was inaugurated last Friday, The Moodie...
The city of Moscow will present its landmarks, including the Zaryadye and Tsaritsino parks, the VDNKh complex, its hotels, and travel agencies at Madrid’s Fitur 2020 exhibition that will take place in the Spanish capital on January 22-26, the website of the Moscow Mayor’s Office announced, according to Mos.ru. "Moscow...
Sheremetyevo International Airport’s new passenger terminal – built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards – was officially unveiled to the public last week. The new Terminal C was built as part of the Long-term Airport Development Program and has the capacity to accommodate 20 million passengers...
Five people were killed and six others injured when a heating pipe burst Monday in a small Russian hotel in the city of Perm, flooding rooms with boiling water, Reuters reported citing emergency officials. The hotel of nine rooms was located in the basement of a residential building in the...
Sheremetyevo International Airport has announced the official launch of its new terminal C, the first stage of a massive project designed to boost flag carrier Aeroflot’s base hub whilst also increasing Russia’s largest airport’s annual capacity to 100 million passengers, Rusaviainsider.com informed. The new terminal C, which is connected to...
Sheremetyevo International Airport's new passenger terminal - built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards - was officially unveiled to the public on Friday. The official opening ceremony was attended by Aleksandr Yurchik, Transport Deputy Minister of Russia; Aleksandr Neradko, Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency;...
Russian airlines collectively served some 128.1 million passengers last year, a 10.2 per cent improvement on 2018, the preliminary operational results data by the country’s aviation authority Rosaviatsiya show, according to Izvestia. The results corresponds with the growth rate expectations of industry analysts. During the year, the industry’s RPKs increased...
Sheremetyevo International Airport has announced it showed impressive results in 2019, with the number of passengers served increasing by 8.9 percent over 2018, to 49.9 million, the company said. In 2019, the passenger flow on international airlines was more than 26.6 million, an increase of 7.8 percent; growth on domestic...