Kazakhstan, Russia agree to resume mutual flights
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 19
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Kazakhstan and Russia are resuming air traffic starting Sept. 21, 2020, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.
The mutual flights will be performed once a month. Russia has also decided to resume air flights with Kyrgyzstan and Belarus.
Flights and ticket sales will be carried out following the schedule published on the airlines' websites as the restrictions are lifted and the epidemiological situation improves within increased sanitary security measures established by Kazakhstan and Russia.
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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