Nearly 400 Russians return to the export a flight from new York to Moscow

Nearly 400 Russians return to the export a flight from new York airport named after John F. Kennedy to Moscow, reported Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.

He added that on Board the aircraft of 72 passenger in need of repatriation for reasons of an emergency nature. Among them are Russians who find themselves in difficult life situations, older people (24 persons), patients held in the United States treatment and rehabilitation or having a disability.

Also back home three student who were in the country as part of educational exchanges, and five students who had completed the term of study and residence in the hostel.

"Since the beginning of the implementation of export flights from the USA to Russia have returned almost 3.5 thousand people", - said Antonov.

Next export the flight from new York scheduled for July 5, said Antonov.

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 or change crew in Russia and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government.

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