Moscow. 14th of July. INTERFAX.RU – Russia resumes flights to France and Czech Republic from the 24th of July, journalists were informed by the nationwide anti-coronavirus task force after meeting on Wednesday.
“Based on the results of the discussion and due to the epidemiological situation in some countries it was decided to resume regular flights on a reciprocal basis to the following countries starting from July 24th, 2021: to France: Moscow-Paris and Moscow-Nice, 4 flights a week each route, St.Petersburg-Paris and St.Petersburg-Nice, 2 flights a week each route; to Czech Republic: Moscow-Prague, 4 flights a week”, it is said in the message.
The task force recommends people to undergo vaccination before a flight to foreign countries for protection against new coronavirus infection. Besides, the task force informed that starting from July 24th, Russia would increase frequency of regular flights to Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Greece, Lebanon, Croatia and Ethiopia on a reciprocal basis.
It is remarked that there will be 2 flights a week to Austria: St.Petersburg-Vienne, also 2 flights a week to Belgium: St.Petersburg-Brussels. To Bulgaria: an amount of flights will increase from 4 to 7 for Moscow-Sofia, Moscow-Varna, Moscow- Burgas each route; there will be 4 flights a week for St.Petersburg-Sofia, St.Petersburg – Varna, St.Petersburg-Bourgas, and 1 flight a week from Yekaterinburg to Varna.
Besides, an amount of flights to Hungary is increased (Moscow-Budapest from 2 to 4 flights a week, St.Petersburg – Budapest 2 flights a week), to Greece (Moscow-Salonika and Moscow- Heraklion – from 5 to 7 flights a week each route), to Lebanon (Moscow-Beirut from 1 to 3 flights a week), to Croatia (Moscow-Zagreb from 2 to 3 flights a week, Moscow-Split and Moscow-Dubrovnik from 2 to 5 flights a week each route) and to Ethiopia (Moscow- Addis Ababa from 3 to 4 flights a week).
“Besides, it is decided starting from July 24th to resume flights from international airports of Arkhangelsk, Novokuznetsk and Orsk to the foreign countries with regard to Russian Federation Resolution ¹ 635-ð dated 16.03.2020, and compliance with necessary sanitary-epidemiological requirements”, they added in the task force. Currently the Russian Federation has resumed air communication with approximately 50 countries.