As per the latest reports, Russia is now permitting visas to countries such as India, Vietnam, Finland, and Qatar and this is good news for all of them who are planning to visit the beautiful country. Reportedly, the services will begin from January 27 onwards.
Referring to this, Vice Prime Minister Ms. Tatiana Golikova who heads the Russian Emergency Response Centre decided to resume international flights on a reciprocal basis and India is one of the countries which Russia has agreed to open up for tourists. As per this latest news, Moscow-Delhi flights will be operated twice a week.
A statement from the committee stated that these 4 nations have been getting few coronavirus cases where it is as low as 40 per 100,000 people and thus the officials have allowed beginning services to these countries capital cities which include Hanoi, Helsinki, Delhi, Doha. This will begin with certain criteria that need to be followed and met. The resumption of these services is a result of observation with respect to a drop in infection rates in these specific countries.
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency further announced that airlines will be allowed to resume twice-weekly services from Moscow to the cities of Hanoi, Delhi, and Helsinki. The airlines however stated that there will be 3 weekly services from Russia to Doha.
Russia has suspended flights to and from the UK in the wake of the new coronavirus strain and it is effective till February 01, 2021. This move is to curb the import of new cases and the government had suspended flight services to Britain since December 22, 2020.