According information agencies A.Mishustin, Chairman of the Government, signed a resolution on resume of air flights to Serbia, Cuba and Japan at the nearest time and based on a principle of mutuality: Moscow-Belgrade two flights a week, as well as two flights to Cuba (Moscow-Cayo Coco and Moscow- Santa Clara) and three flights a week to Japan (Moscow-Tokyo –two flights and one flight to Tokyo from Vladivostok). All three newly launched routes were expanding in the Russian market before pandemia.
Besides, it is decided to increase frequency of flights by the resumed routes: Switzerland – by one flight a week to Zurich-Moscow-Zurich and Moscow-Geneva-Moscow; and to resume air communication with Saint-Petersburg – one flight a week to Zurich and one flight a week to Geneva; Maldives – to increase frequency of flights from Moscow to Velana International Airport by four flights a week; UAE – to resume regular air communication between Moscow and Abu Dhabi – two flights a week, based on a principle of mutuality; Belarus – to increase the number of flights from Moscow to Minsk up to three flights a week based on a principle of mutuality.
Previously Russia opened four cities more for international flights: from October 09th it is possible to travel abroad from Samara, Vladivostok, Grozny and Krasnoyarsk. From August 01st, when air communication was resumed, flights were performed only from Moscow, Moscow region, Saint-Petersburg and Rostov-on-Don. From August 20th Kaliningrad, Kazan and Novosibirsk joined this list.