More than 10 Russian airlines are ready to resume flights from Moscow, St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don to the resort cities of Turkey (Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman), the Federal Air Transport Agency said. From August 10, Russia will open flights with these cities, TASS reports.
Aeroflot and Pobeda, S7, Ural Airlines, Russia, as well as Royal Flight, Ikar, Red Wings, Nordwind, Azur Air and iFly will fly from Moscow. Flights from Rostov-on-Don are organized by Nordwind, Red Wings, iFly and Ural Airlines, from St. Petersburg – they are also Rossiya.
According to the Federal Air Transport Agency, three Turkish airlines – Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and Corendon Airlines – will resume flights to Russia from these resort cities of Turkey.
“Turkish airlines Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airlines and Corendon Airlines are also resuming flights from three points in Russia to the resorts of their country,” the Federal Air Transport Agency noted.
The Federal Air Transport Agency also reported that since the resumption of regular flights between the Russian Federation and other countries, Russian and foreign airlines have performed nearly 130 flights and transported a total of more than 38.5 thousand passengers.
“On August 1, Russia resumed regular international air communication with a number of states, Russian and foreign airlines performed 128 flights, carried more than 38.5 thousand passengers,” the message says.
The Federal Air Transport Agency clarified that the flights were carried out from Moscow, St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don to London and Istanbul.
Regular flights between Russia and other countries were interrupted at the end of March due to the pandemic. From August 1, it was allowed to renew it with three states – Great Britain, Tanzania and Turkey. Flights between Russia and Switzerland will resume on 15 August.