From April 9, Russia will lift restrictions on civilian flights with 52 countries, including Arab countries, imposed in the context of the Corona pandemic.
This was announced by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, during his meeting today, Monday, with representatives of “United Russia”. Flight restrictions have been lifted on flights with the following Arab countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan, Syria, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
The Prime Minister said: “From April 9, restrictions imposed to combat the spread of the Corona pandemic, which were applied to our scheduled and chartered flights between Russia and a number of other countries, will be lifted.”
He pointed out that the document in this regard was signed today, Monday, and according to Mishustin, cases of coronavirus infection are decreasing, so it is time to expand the destinations available to Russian airlines.
According to the Russian Prime Minister, flights will be resumed with 52 countries, including India, Argentina, South Africa and China, and he indicated that it was possible to travel to 15 countries without restrictions.
For its part, the Russian Committee to Combat the Spread of the Corna Virus explained that the decision was taken after taking into account the epidemiological situation in each individual country, so it was decided to completely abolish the restrictions imposed on chartered flights and scheduled flights as of April 9. with the following countries:
Argentina, Algeria, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bahrain, Botswana, Brazil, Vietnam, Venezuela, Hong Kong, Egypt, Zimbabwe, India, Israel, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, North Korea, China, Costa Rica, Kuwait, Lesotho, Lebanon, Mauritius Malaysia, Madagascar, Maldives, Morocco, Moldova, Mozambique, Myanmar, Mongolia, Namibia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Peru, Tunisia Turkey, Uruguay, Philippines, Fiji, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, South Africa and Jamaica.