MOSCOW, February 15 – RIA Novosti. Russia on Monday resumes flights with Azerbaijan and Armenia, interrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Aeroflot plans to resume flights to both countries. Moscow-Baku flights will be operated from February 17 on Wednesdays and Sundays, return flights – on Mondays and Thursdays. Flights from Moscow to Yerevan are scheduled on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Return flights are on Mondays, Sundays and two flights on Thursdays.
Russia, due to the coronavirus pandemic, has stopped regular and charter flights with other countries since March 27, 2020. The exceptions were export flights, as well as cargo, postal, ambulance and humanitarian flights, empty aircraft for maintenance, transit flights with a landing for refueling or crew changes in Russia, and flights carried out according to separate government decisions.
Since August last year, Russia has begun to gradually resume air traffic with other countries. Currently allowed to fly to Turkey, Tanzania, Switzerland, Egypt, UAE, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Serbia, South Korea, Japan, Ethiopia, Finland, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Greece, Singapore, Cuba, Seychelles and Maldives. Now Azerbaijan and Armenia are added to this list.