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Russians topped the list of foreign tourists entering Turkey through border gates in 2018, according to a Turkish Interior Ministry statement released on Thursday, Vesti FM reported. Officials from the ministry's Directorate General of Migration Management told Turkey’s Anadolu Agency that nearly 6 million Russians came to the country...
Russian air carriers with delivery contracts for Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft have no plans to abandon them, despite a recent deadly air crash in Ethiopia causing intensified scrutiny on the aircraft model, Kommersant writes. For now, the country has two such planes operated by local airline Globus (part of S7 group). The...
An upward trend in tourist flow to Russia has continued until the end of 2018, and has made up 20 percent compared to the previous year, RIA news agency reported citing Maya Lomidze, executive director of the Association of Russian Tour Operators (ATOR).   "We see that positive dynamics remained...
The number of tourists coming to Bulgaria for the 2019 summer season from Germany and Russia has declined, while 50% more Ukrainians are visiting the country, Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has said, according to Novinite. Angelkova said that she hoped that these increases would compensate in the decrease in...
Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot is to operate a new daily service between Dublin and Moscow with an Airbus A320 aircraft, The Irish Independent reports. The daily service will start from October 28, Dublin Airport said. "We are delighted to welcome Aeroflot back to Dublin Airport with this direct connection to Moscow," Vincent...
Russia and South Korea are aiming to launch a regular ferry line connecting their major port cities as part of a plan to expand bilateral economic cooperation, according to a report by TASS news agency. “A direct ferry line is to open soon between Pohang and Vladivostok. It will link...
Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is the venue for the first in Russia International Congress covering "Actual Issues of Aviation Medicine." Congress will bring together the world's leading experts in the field of aerospace medicine. The initiator and organizer of the large-scale event was the Association of Aviation Medicine Doctors (ABAM)...
The opening of the Canadian Cirque du Soleil's stationary stage in Skolkovo is “unacceptable and wrong,” Edgar Zapashny, the director of the Big Moscow Circus, has said during a meeting of the Presidential Council on Culture and Art on Saturday, RIA news agency reports. According to him, the move will negatively affect...
Alcohol Siberian Group (ASG) has secured a new listing for its White Birch (Belaya Berezka) vodka at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport. The premium vodka is featured in Sheremetyevo Duty Free’s Terminal 5 shop-in-shop, the Moodie Davitt Report writes. White Birch, which includes natural birch sap and an infusion of birch...
A 50% drop in charter arrivals from Russia was witnessed in India’s Goa during the recently concluded holiday season compared to the previous year, the Times of India reports. According to official data, 62,000 less Russian tourists visited Goa’s tourist resorts. Local officials say that the season’s bright spot was...