Zakharova called the decision of the Moldovan authorities to ban flights to Russia politicized

The representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry wondered who could benefit from such a decision, since there is no benefit from it for the peoples of Moldova and Russia. According to Zakharova, there is a beneficiary of this situation, while the orientation of the Moldovan leadership towards politicization “for the sake of external forces” is … Read more

Birds hit both aircraft engines during a flight in Kazakhstan

MOD Russia/via The birds hit both engines of the plane when the liner was flying from Almaty to Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan). The incident happened during the landing approach, informs Air Astana. The Airbus A320 airliner was flying on the night of August 29, the Sputnik Kazakhstan Telegram channel reports. Fortunately for the crew and passengers, … Read more

Direct flights between Russia and Margarita Island will resume on October 1 Russia will resume direct flights to the Venezuelan island of Margarita, flights will begin on October 1. This was stated by the Minister of Tourism and Foreign Trade of the South American Republic Ali Padron. According to him, from October 1, regular flights will be made from Moscow to the city of Porlamar. There … Read more

U.S. lifts restrictions imposed under Trump on flights to Cuba

It is known that restrictions on flights to Cuba, with the exception of flights to the José Marti International Airport in Havana, were introduced in January 2020. As follows from the order of the US Department of Transportation, the decision of the Biden administration removes all restrictions. .

International tourist air traffic exceeded pre-pandemic levels for the first time

In April, international tourist air travel exceeded pre-pandemic levels for the first time, according to the research arm of the Mastercard Economics Institute. The total volume was 25% higher than in April 2019. In the segment of medium-haul flights, the growth was even higher – by 27%. These data are contained in the Mastercard Economics … Read more

Russians massively cancel bookings in Crimean hotels due to closed flights

Alexey Volkov, President of the National Union of the Hospitality Industry, said that tourists began to massively refuse booked places in Crimean hotels for May and June. The reason was the cancellation of flights. “For the summer, hotels (in Crimea. — Kommersant) are still 40-45% loaded, and in some booking sites they reach 60%, but … Read more