°
Newark

"Winning" resumes flights after a two-month break due COVID-19

Low-budget airline "Victory" (enters into group "Aeroflot") on Sunday resumes flights after a two month break due to pandemic coronavirus, related restrictions, and reducing air transportation.

"Victory" suspended all flights on 1 April. As reported by the press service of the airline, the suspension operating activities was to allow the carrier to focus resources on anti-crisis program and preparation for the resumption of flights.

Previously, the carrier announced that flights will commence on June 1, however, the airline will perform three flights on Sunday. In accordance with the data-line of the capital airport "Vnukovo", may 31 scheduled flight "Victories" from Moscow to Makhachkala, St. Petersburg and Volgograd.

On Monday 13 scheduled flights from "Vnukovo" in Astrakhan, Vladikavkaz, Nizhnekamsk, Makhachkala, Krasnodar, St.-Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Mineralnye Vody, Sochi, Saint Petersburg, Cheboksary, Chelyabinsk.

"Victory" may 14, began selling tickets for summer flights on 73 routes in Russia. The low-cost carrier reported that their prices are on average almost three times lower than last year, more than 60% of all tickets in June will be offered at 499-2999 rubles. Pobeda plans to gradually resume the flight program in Russia.

Russia because of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. An exception is made for export, as well as freight, postal, sanitary, and even some flights. Domestic traffic also declined because of the restrictions and decline in demand.

Rosaviatsiya earlier reported that the passenger traffic of Russian airlines in the backdrop of a pandemic coronavirus in April fell by 92.1% to 739,5 thousand people.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world is already identified more than 5.7 million infections, more than 357 thousand people died.