Export a flight from Havana will take about a hundred people

Russian tourists, compatriots and members of their families, and also citizens of Ukraine and Belarus, stranded in Cuba after the cancellation of international flights, will fly from the airport of Havana on Friday, a regular export Board, told RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy in Cuba.

"In addition to tourists from Russia, from Cuba to fly out the citizens who are in mixed marriages, three Belarusians and one Ukrainian. The preliminary number of departing passengers - 97, but the exact figure will be known by the time of departure", - told RIA Novosti by telephone a press-Embassy Secretary Leonid Lagunovskiy.

According to the Russian diplomats, on Board the aircraft performing flight on a route "Moscow – Havana – Sao Paulo – Buenos Aires – Santiago – Havana – Moscow" are already 268 people from Brazil and Argentina.

The capacity of the liner enables you to deliver to Moscow 500 passengers. The exact number of compatriots wishing to return to Russia, still to be clarified - in Chile the registration for this flight.

Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus as of March 27, stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of export routes, as well as the cargo, postal, health and humanitarian flights, stretches of empty planes to maintenance, transit flights with a landing to refuel (crew change) on the territory of the Russian Federation and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

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