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Russia to re-launch international flights to 13 countries
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Russia to re-launch international flights to 13 countries

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Russian authorities have finalized a list of 13 countries Russian Federation can resume air connections with at the initial stage ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27
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Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport's international terminal—Terminal D—will resume full operations at 00:00 Moscow time on July 27, 2020. The trains ... Read More

Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers
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Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

The European Union (EU) opened tourist borders to non-Schengen flights but left Italian tourism without USA and Russia, while in ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow Expo will take place as scheduled
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OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow Expo will take place as scheduled

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

After months of stringent measures of the international community to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the OTDYKH exhibition will be ... Read More

EU re-opens borders to visitors from 18 countries, US and Russia not on the list
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EU re-opens borders to visitors from 18 countries, US and Russia not on the list

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

According to diplomatic sources, EU Committee of Permanent Representatives yesterday approved a draft list of 18 countries, to whom the ... Read More

OTDYKH New Interview Series Launches
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OTDYKH New Interview Series Launches

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 22, 2020

OTDYKH Leisure team launches new interview series with heads of international tourism boards on their experience, forecasts, recent updates, and ... Read More

Russian senator complains about EU ‘violating’ Russians ‘right to travel’
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Russian senator complains about EU ‘violating’ Russians ‘right to travel’

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Konstantin Kosachev, a senator at Russia's Federation Council. who chairs its Foreign Affairs Committee, has complained that Russian citizens could ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport honors doctors
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Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport honors doctors

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 20, 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport honored doctors in a solemn ceremony on June 19, the eve of the Day of the Russian ... Read More

New pharmacy opens at Moscow Domodedovo Airport
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New pharmacy opens at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2020

Serdtse Moskovii Pharmacy has opened a new location at Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The store is situated on the second floor ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport provides alternate transportation during inter-terminal train suspension
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport provides alternate transportation during inter-terminal train suspension

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 16, 2020

Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport has arranged alternate transportation for passengers and visitors traveling between terminal areas from June 15 to ... Read More

Two passenger planes collide in Russia
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Two passenger planes collide in Russia

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 14, 2020

Two Russian passenger planes collided today while taxiing at Pulkovo Airport, an international airport serving St. Petersburg, Russia. According to the ... Read More

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport marks Russia Day national holiday
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Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport marks Russia Day national holiday

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 12, 2020

Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport has joined the all-Russian campaigns "Windows of Russia" and "Flags of Russia" in celebration of Russia ... Read More

Passengers can get COVID-19 antibody test at Moscow Domodedovo Airport
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Passengers can get COVID-19 antibody test at Moscow Domodedovo Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has started offering an antibody test for COVID-19. You can get tested at the airport’s medical care ... Read More

Russia to begin relaxing domestic travel restrictions on June 1
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Russia to begin relaxing domestic travel restrictions on June 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

One of Russia's top government officials today announced, that on June 1, the country's authorities will start cautiously easing domestic ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Cargo traffic increased sharply in April and May
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Cargo traffic increased sharply in April and May

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 23, 2020

Cargo-only transit through Sheremetyevo Airport increased by 3.5 times from May 1 to May 18 compared to the same period in April, when ... Read More

Russia announces $320 million in ‘COVID-19 compensation’ for airlines
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Russia announces $320 million in ‘COVID-19 compensation’ for airlines

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 15, 2020

In a statement posted on its official website, Russia's government announced that it has earmarked 23.4 billion rubles (about $320 ... Read More

Seychelles Beaches under Russian Rocket Attack: Not really!
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Seychelles Beaches under Russian Rocket Attack: Not really!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2020

There is no state of war between Seychelles and Russia. eTurboNews reported originally about a Russian rocket used to launch ... Read More

Aeroflot: International flights won’t resume until mid-summer at best
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Aeroflot: International flights won’t resume until mid-summer at best

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2020

Russia's flag carrier airline Aeroflot said that it hopes to resume international flights in July, in the best case scenario. ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport reports sharp rise in 2019 profit and revenue
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport reports sharp rise in 2019 profit and revenue

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport Joint Stock Company (SVO JSC) reported revenue of 82,088 million rubles for 2019, and increase of 41.6% ... Read More

Russian Prime Minister diagnosed with COVID-19
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Russian Prime Minister diagnosed with COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2020

Russia's Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that he has been diagnosed with coronavirus. The news was announced on Thursday evening, during ... Read More

Russia extends ban on foreign visitors
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Russia extends ban on foreign visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2020

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced that Russia has extended the ban on foreign visitors entering the country 'until COVID-19 ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo ranked 3rd ‘most convenient airport’ in Russia
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Moscow Domodedovo ranked 3rd ‘most convenient airport’ in Russia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

Moscow Domodedovo Airport took the third place in the Forbes ranking of the most convenient airports in Russia Domodedovo’s initiatives to ... Read More

Russian domestic air fares double amid COVID-19 crisis, oil crash
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Russian domestic air fares double amid COVID-19 crisis, oil crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

According to the latest civil aviation data from Russian Federation, Russia's airlines, such as S7, Utair, Ural Airlines and Aeroflot, ... Read More

Russia promises cash handouts to airlines struggling with COVID-19 crisis
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Russia promises cash handouts to airlines struggling with COVID-19 crisis

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2020

Russia's Minister of Economic Development said that the government of Russian Federation is working on initiatives to support the country's ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens COVID-19 testing site
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Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens COVID-19 testing site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2020

Moscow Domodedovo Airport, one of the largest air hubs in Russia, has set up a COVID-19 virus testing service. Airline passengers ... Read More

Aeroflot: More than 50,000 Russian citizens repatriated since February
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Aeroflot: More than 50,000 Russian citizens repatriated since February

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020

Russian national flag carrier, PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines (Aeroflot), issued a statement today, announcing that it has repatriated more ... Read More

Russian airline industry names Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport of the Year
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Russian airline industry names Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2020

Mosocow's Sheremetyevo International Airport has been named Airport of the Year in the annual Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards ... Read More

China says Russia is its ‘most significant source of imported COVID-19 cases’
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China says Russia is its ‘most significant source of imported COVID-19 cases’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2020

Russian government has rebutted criticism of it’s handling of the COVID-19 epidemic, after Chinese authorities said that the most significant ... Read More

Russia denies any plans to introduce ‘exit visas’ after COVID-19 pandemic
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Russia denies any plans to introduce ‘exit visas’ after COVID-19 pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

Russia's Foreign Minister denied that Russia is planning to introduce exit visas for its citizens when international air service is ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo chief upbeat about airport’s post-COVID-19 future
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Moscow Sheremetyevo chief upbeat about airport’s post-COVID-19 future

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 14, 2020

Alexander Ponomarenko, Chairman of Sheremetyevo International Airport's (SVO) Board of Directors, discussed the airport's response to the global pandemic and ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Two options to resume operations after COVID-19
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Two options to resume operations after COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 8, 2020

Top executives of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport are looking at two scenarios for reopening the airport as soon as possible ... Read More

Israel and Russia agree on COVID-19 evacuation flights for their citizens
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Israel and Russia agree on COVID-19 evacuation flights for their citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 6, 2020

The office of the Israeli prime minister announced today that Israel and Russia have agreed to conduct a number of ... Read More

Russian Rossiya Airlines cuts Far East flights due to slump in demand
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Russian Rossiya Airlines cuts Far East flights due to slump in demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2020

Russian Rossiya Airlines, a budget air carrier owned by Aeroflot, has announced that it is scaling back the number of  ... Read More

Stuck: Russia halts all international flights
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Stuck: Russia halts all international flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 3, 2020

Russian citizens still remaining abroad, and foreigners looking to leave Russia, won’t be able to return home any time soon. ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Stopping importation and spread of COVID-19
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Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: Stopping importation and spread of COVID-19

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 1, 2020

Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport has taken additional measures to protect passengers and prevent the importation and spread of the COVID-19 ... Read More

Russia closes borders completely over coronavirus pandemic
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Russia closes borders completely over coronavirus pandemic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 28, 2020

Russian government announced today that all automobile, railroad, waterway and pedestrian border checkpoints will go on complete lockdown starting next ... Read More

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