Russia to resume flights with 4 countries starting September 21
Russia has resumed flights with Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan starting September 21. Flights to these states will be operated on a reciprocal basis once a week.
Opening of air borders will be carried out with Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan), Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek) and Belarus (Minsk).
In addition, it was reported that flights with South Korea (Seoul) will resume from September 27. The operational headquarters for the fight against coronavirus infection noted that frequency of flights will occur once a week.
The export flights program for Russian citizens has been terminated since September 21. Now Russians have opportunity to return to Russia by regular flights as communications between the countries were resumed.
An alternative to export flights will be airplanes that return to Russia after cargo, cargo-passenger and transit flights. Such flights are operated by Aeroflot now.
Opening of air space between Russia and other countries began on August 1. The first countries opened borders were Great Britain, Turkey, Tanzania, and then Switzerland allowed entry from 15 August.
Russia resumed flights with the UAE, Egypt and Maldives on September 3.