All flights are executed under the numbers of scheduled flights and on-time schedule, which was the “Aeroflot” to the pandemic. However, the sales for these flights opens in less than a week, and book tickets on the airline’s website for next week is impossible, write “Vedomosti”.
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Despite the fact that such flight does not advertise, the demand for them is still very good, said an employee of the Russian airline, which is familiar in June flew to Europe. Because she hasn’t opened the border, they can get only EU citizens and also those who have citizenship or residence permit in a European country, recalled in an interview with the publication the employees of the two airlines. To buy tickets for these flights are only entitled to entry to these countries, confirmed the “Vedomosti” employee of “Aeroflot”.
As the newspaper notes, the tickets for these flights are much more expensive than flights of the same duration in Russia. For example, the cheapest ticket to Rome with a flight duration of 4 hours will cost depending on the day of departure from 17 thousand to 35 thousand rubles, while tickets to Novosibirsk airlines sells from 6.1 thousand.
As explained to the edition, the employee of “Aeroflot”, the high price also caused by the fact that the aircraft returned to Moscow without passengers. Also, the newspaper said, in these flights, the airline began to use the large and capacious planes, which are usually not filled even in the high summer season. In particular, in June in Europe flying the Airbus 350-900 312 seats, which “Aeroflot” there is only one instance, the newspaper writes, citing data from resource flightradar24.
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“International cargo flight is allowed. These flights are designed as cargo, but they with the permission of the Federal air transport Agency is sold”, — said two members of “Aeroflot”.
In most of the airlines and the Federal air transport Agency on inquiries not answered.
That from Moscow can fly to new York, was announced and users of social networks. Girl, came from Russia to this city, writes that in order to get on the flight, did not need “any special documents or for work or for medical treatment or relatives”. “Planes fly, the tickets are sold. <...> Aeroflot flies Sunday and Tuesday, tickets appear every week for the next few days”, — stated in the post.
On the background of the pandemic coronavirus Russia in late March, has suspended flights. The exception was made only for export flights for Russians stranded abroad, and foreigners who had to bring home.
June 8 on behalf of Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina restrictions on entry to Russia and departure from it were partially removed. Now the Russians can go abroad to close relatives in need of care and treatment either at work or school. The same measure applies in relation to foreigners who have for similar reasons, to get into Russia.
Source RBC in one of the major airlines announced that Sony will offer to partially open the air service to July 15. According to him, in the first stage, Russia may resume flights to 15 countries. The first Federal air transport Agency will propose open borders with the countries of Europe, including Turkey, as well as with China and South Korea.