Russia is resuming flights to two more countries. According to the decision of the headquarters for the fight against coronavirus, flights will be operated on a reciprocal basis from Russia to Greece and Singapore from February 8. The geography of flights from Russian cities abroad is also expanding.
Flights to Greece (Moscow-Athens) will be operated 2 times a week. Greece previously extended until February 8, 2021 the entry quota for Russian citizens (500 persons per week).
To enter Greece, citizens of the Russian Federation, with the exception of children under the age of 10, must have a certificate in English for a negative PCR COVID-19 test, made no earlier than 72 hours before arriving in Greece, with indicating of personal information.
In addition, passengers must fill out a special PLF form (passenger locator form) at travel.gov.gr website no later than one day before arrival.
All passengers arriving in Greece must undergo mandatory self-isolation within 7 days at the place of stay, which must be indicated in the PLF form.
Singapore Airlines announced the resumption of regular flights from Singapore to Moscow and back from January 27. The carrier announced that the company will operate one flight per week, but noted that under favorable circumstances, the number of flights will be increased to three per week.
At the moment, only certain categories of Russian citizens can enter Singapore. Russians are also allowed to transit through Singapore. In this case, passengers must have a medical certificate in English with a negative PCR test for COVID-19.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.