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Russia from August 1 to restore international flights

Russia from August 1, will resume its international flights, said Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

"We were guided by the epidemiological situation, the incidence and principles of reciprocity," he said.

The planes will go abroad from Moscow, Moscow region, St. Petersburg and Rostov-on-don.

According to Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova, while it is only about the UK, Turkey and Tanzania, but gradually the list will grow. In response, the Russian authorities also allowed the entry of citizens of these three countries.

In the British foreign Ministry noted that all arriving from Russia passengers, regardless of nationality, will be required to comply with the self-isolation for two weeks. To visit Turkey any additional documents, in particular certificates, not required. Visitors will measure the temperature.

"During the flight, passengers must complete an information form, which includes personal data, the number of seat, the address of stay in Turkey, contact data, data about symptoms. The passengers will be increased information about COVID-19. In case of detection in the plane of the suspected COVID-19 inside the plane will be undergoing the necessary procedures," - said at the Russian Embassy in Ankara.

Tour operators have already started booking tours in Turkey.

"For the first decade of August there are tours flights with a stopover in Istanbul, from August 10 to start direct flights to Antalya", - stated in the message of Association of tour operators.

Some Russian airlines have declared readiness to begin flights abroad.

Thus, in "Aeroflot" called the city, where to go the first aircraft.

Loukoster "Victory" will resume flights to Turkey. A company representative said that the company will fly from Moscow to Istanbul on 1 August, in Antalya - on 10 August.

Azur air RIA Novosti reported that it is prepared to restore the flights from Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Rostov-on-don to Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman from August 10.

In "UTair said that considering the possibility of organizing trips to Tanzania.

The pandemic coronavirus Russia from March 27 stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries. The only exceptions are flights that Russians are trafficked from abroad (and foreigners — from Russia), as well as cargo, postal, sanitation and other flights.

Russian officials have repeatedly stressed that the opening of borders and will depend on the epidemiological situation.

In the operational headquarters for the fight against the spread of coronavirus reported that flights between Russia and other countries will begin to recover in two stages. Government will make decisions taking into account the epidemiological situation abroad.

Last week the Minister of health of Michael Murashko made for the resumption of air links with other countries, but subject to certain restrictions. According to him, these measures should include, in particular, mandatory testing and compliance with social distancing.