Kazakhstan Air Astana to resume direct flights to Russia
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Air Astana company is resuming flights operation to and from Russia, Trend reports with reference to the company.
The direct flights between Nur-Sultan and Moscow cities will be resumed starting Sept. 26. 2020 and will be carried out once a week on Wednesdays.
Transit through Russia is temporarily prohibited.
Kazakhstan and Russia are resuming air traffic starting Sept. 21, 2020.
The mutual flights will be performed once a month. Russia has also decided to resume air flights with Kyrgyzstan and Belarus.
In June 2020, Kazakhstan announced a decision to launch international flights to several countries following coronavirus-related restrictions on flights. The flights are being gradually resumed to Turkey, China, South Korea, Thailand, and Japan from June 20, 2020.
The list was then further expanded and included Hungary, India, Germany, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Egypt, Ukraine, Poland, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.
Recently the list of countries was extended with the UAE, Belarus, Germany, the Netherlands, Egypt, Ukraine, and Russia.
The first two cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Kazakhstan among those who arrived in Almaty city from Germany on March 13, 2020.
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