Russia Will Completely Stop International Air Traffic for the Evacuation of Its Citizens
OREANDA-NEWS. Interfax news agency reports, citing sources, that on the night of April 4, Russia will suspend all flights for the return of its citizens from other countries. Flights that transport foreign citizens from Russia will also be stopped.
The arrival schedule of the Russians was compiled by the Federal Air Transport Agency until April 5. Flights from the USA, Japan, Thailand, Germany and other countries were to be operated by five airlines. Last week, the agency limited the number of Russians who are transported from foreign countries to 500 people a day. Flights to Moscow were possible only through Sheremetyevo Airport. A quota of 200 people a day was adopted for regional airports.According to the Foreign Ministry, at present the number of Russians who want to return from abroad to homeland is about 25 thousand.