The number of flights for the return of Russians will be reduced from 31 March

Photos: Moscow 24/Anton Velikzhanin

transport Minister Eugene Dietrich said that the decision to reduce the number of flights for the return of Russians to March 31. About it reports TASS.

“At the moment abroad in Russia back 150 thousand citizens,” said Dietrich.

According to him, the graphics of the departure of the Russians will tell the airline and the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.

it is Assumed that the first from abroad will take out the Russians, who were traveling from Russia after January, then those who live in other countries on a permanent basis.

As the Deputy Director General for strategy S7 Group Grigory Davydov, the airline plans to complete to take out Russians from abroad until mid-April.

“scheduled For April, more than 40 Charter flights, we need to get about 6.5 thousand passengers. We expect to complete the process of returning travelers until mid-April”, – quotes the words of Davydov, the Agency “Moscow”.

According to him, in February-March S7 brought from foreign countries home about 30 thousand people.

on March 27-Russia shut down international air traffic, allowing to perform only export routes for the return of Russian citizens home. On the eve of the loukoster “Victory” announced the suspension of all flights from April 1 until may 31.

As stated, the Association of air transport operators, direct losses of Russian airlines flights from export is at least 500 million rubles a day.

Earlier, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin ordered the complete closure of the movement through road, rail, pedestrian, river and mixed checkpoints on the border of Russia, including the overland section of the Russian-Belarusian border.

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