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Russia and Cuba are discussing the possibility of resuming flights to Havana

Russia and Cuba discuss the resumption of regular flights of Aeroflot to Havana from September 15, it all depends on the Russian side, told RIA Novosti the Cuban Embassy in Moscow.

On Friday, July 24, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said that Russia from August 1, will resume its flights from three countries: UK, Turkey, and Tanzania. The Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin signed the decree according to which restrictions on entry to Russia, imposed because of the spread of coronavirus, removed for the citizens of these countries.

"Aeroflot" and the Russian and Cuban aviation authorities are discussing the resumption of regular flights to Havana starting from September 15. Technically everything is ready. It all depends on the Russian side. Charter carriers, which fly to the island, also are in talks about the resumption of communications with the Cuban authorities and are just waiting for permission from the Russian side," - said the Embassy.

"Cuba is willing to take a Charter flight with Russian tourists on their resorts, including Varadero, if tour operators asking about it," - said at the Embassy.

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 country and the flights carried out by separate decisions of the government of the Russian Federation.

From 31 March, Russia has reduced the number of export runs as well as set limits on the number of arriving passengers. After that, the arrival of the Russians from the foreign States in Moscow, was carried out through the airport "Sheremetyevo", no more than 500 people a day, or to airports in other regions of Russia - no more than 200 people a day.