Russia resumes flights with more countries in September
Moscow, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russia announced on Friday the resumption of air communication with Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan as of next Monday and with South Korea from September 27, according to the capital's television.
The operational staff in charge of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic referred that the flights to Minsk, Nur-Sultan, Bishkek and Seoul will take place once a week.
In the case of South Korea, air travels were interrupted since January, almost at the same time limitations were imposed on traveling to China, at the very onset of the novel coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the operational staff pointed out that as of the reestablishment of those trips, flights to rescue Russian citizens stranded in the aforementioned countries are suspended.
Since March 27, when Russia completely closed its air border, 580 humanitarian flights were carried out, in which over 92,000 nationals returned to the country.
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