Russia to ground all International flights from midnight

Thu 26 Mar 2020 at 18:32 Corona

NNA - Russia will halt all international flights from midnight on Friday under a government decree listing new measures against the coronavirus outbreak.

The decree published on Thursday orders aviation authorities to halt all regular and charter flights, with the exception of special flights evacuating Russian citizens from abroad.

Russia's civil aviation agency Rosaviatsiya will halt "regular and charter air travel from Russian airports to airports of foreign states and back," according to the decree published on the government's website. 

The grounding starts at midnight Friday, or 2100 GMT Thursday.--AFP

 

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