Austria has extended a ban on passenger flights from a number of countries

The Austrian authorities have extended from 15 to 31 July, the ban on scheduled passenger air service with a number of countries, including Russia, because of the situation with coronavirus, stated in the decree of the Ministry of social Affairs, health and consumer protection of Austria.

Austria has suspended flights to Russia from March 17.

The extension of the ban also extends to flights from Ukraine, Belarus, China, Iran, Sweden, UK, Portugal. Thursday, July 16, the list will expand to include all countries of the Western Balkans, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Egypt. In the Italian Lombardy ban more will not be distributed.

The Ambassador of Russia in Austria Dmitry lubinsky previously expressed the hope that in July - early August, you can count on the resumption of flights between Russia and Austria.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.