Rosaviation stops scheduled and Charter air transportation

March 27 Russia completely ceases to scheduled and Charter air transportation with other countries. Corresponding instruction is given to the Federal air transport Agency of the Russian government.

an Exception will be made only for aircraft that take out Russian citizens from other countries because of the difficult situation with the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, and for a flight to be operated by separate decisions of the Russian government, RIA Novosti reported.

in addition, the Ministry of transport and Rosaviation asked to organize at airports screening of all citizens who returned to Russia from the countries with registered cases of a new type of coronavirus.

the Russian foreign Ministry has until March 27 to submit to the transport Ministry, Rospotrebnadzor, Ministry of health, MIA and Aeroflot lists of Russians who wish to return home. The Agency is completing their formation at 14 o’clock on March 26. After this date, the back home will be the personal responsibility of the people themselves, said spokesman of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. Earlier it was reported that assistance to the Ministry of foreign Affairs has addressed more than 25 thousand compatriots.

According to the latest data, in the world of coronavirus COVID-19 infected nearly half a million people, the number of victims has exceeded 21 thousand.