Flights to Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh to be opened in August
On July 23, the Coronavirus Operational Headquarters announced the opening of new routes. Flights to Bahrain, the Dominican Republic, Moldova, as well as to Egyptian resorts (but so far only from Moscow) are opened.
Following the meeting of the Headquarters, a decision was made to resume from August 9, 2021 regular flights on a reciprocal basis with the following states:
Bahrain on the route Moscow - Manama with a frequency of 2 flights per week;
The Dominican Republic on the routes Moscow - Punta Cana, Moscow - La Romana, Moscow - Puerto Plata with a total frequency of 3 flights per week;
Moldova on the route Moscow - Chisinau with a frequency of 3 flights per week.
In addition, from August 9, the number of flights to Egypt will be increased on the routes: Moscow - Hurghada and Moscow - Sharm el-Sheikh with a frequency of 5 flights per week on each route.
"A further decision on increasing the number of flights on these routes will be made based on the results of the visit of the Russian delegation to Egypt to assess the epidemiological situation," the Headquarters reported.
It was also decided to increase the number of regular flights on a reciprocal basis to Syria on the Moscow - Damascus route from 1 to 3 flights per week from August 9.
Earlier, the Operations Headquarters informed about the expansion of air traffic with Belarus. From August 1, 2021, the number of regular flights on a reciprocal basis to the Republic of Belarus will be increased on the following routes:
Moscow - Minsk: from 10 to 20 flights per week,
Sochi - Minsk and Krasnodar - Minsk: with a frequency of 3 flights per week on each route.