Double-deck 522-seater Boeing 747 for the first time in the history of the Peninsula arrived on Saturday in the Crimea with a full load on a direct flight from Vladivostok, reported press-service of the airport of Simferopol.
The first flight from Vladivostok to the airport "Simferopol" met water "arch of welcome". The Boeing 747, whose height is eight meters, and a wingspan of 65 meters, passed through to each other from fire trucks to the water jets, reported in a press-service. Direct flights between the capitals of the Crimea, and the Maritime provinces for the first time in the modern history of the country was opened by the airline "Russia", jointly with the tour operator "Biblio-Globus". Earlier flights from Vladivostok were performed with intermediate landings at other airports.
Three of the seven Russians, who constitute the crew of the Russian sailing sports yacht Uminoko stuck in the port of the island of Phuket in Thailand on March 25 because of COVID-19, detained by immigration police of the island on charges of illegally crossing the beach and entering the country. Embassy of the Russian Federation said that assists, and in April appealed to the Thai authorities asking for assistance in resolving the situation.
"Today's scheduled court hearing, which will consider their case," added the captain.
The picture area of 20 square meters with the image of artist and marine painter Ivan Aivazovsky on the background of the raging sea will appear at the international airport of Simferopol, the press service of the hub.
"The team of the art-cluster "Tauris" and graffiti artists in Day of Russia launched in Moscow by the mural paintings dedicated to the famous seascape painter Ivan Aivazovsky. Finished canvas, with an area of 20 square meters, will be donated to the international airport "Simferopol", - is spoken in the message.