The two tasks before the resumption of flights from Russia abroad

the Ministry of transport and airlines, before the opening of the international flights will have to address two priorities: the establishment of transportation in the country with the introduction of security measures and recovery in domestic tourism. This was stated today to journalists by the representative of the Ministry of transport.

in the transport Ministry was given to understand that to call a date for the resumption of flights of domestic airlines abroad it is still early. “Of course, in a future flights from Russia to other countries will be resumed. However, you first need to solve other problems”, — quotes RBC review agencies.

Earlier today at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin said that Russia is ready to gradually open the tourist season. “We are ready for a gradual opening of the holiday season. Since June 1, many regions have already resumed the work of the sanatoriums, which have medical license,” — said Mishustin. According to him, has already developed an exit plan from the industry mode of quarantine restrictions.

Before it became known that the Federal air transport Agency and the CPS instructed to perform on June 8 possible options for the resumption of international flights.

In early spring, the traffic was stopped because of a pandemic coronavirus. By mid-April the passenger traffic through the major airports of the Russian Federation fell by 95% yoy. In mid-may the Russian government approved a decree on support of Russian airlines in the amount of 23.4 billion roubles. The money is allocated “for damages related to the spread of a new coronavirus infection.”

In late may, the CPS has issued guidelines for the phased release of coronavirus restrictions in civil aviation. So, the aircraft will not let passengers without masks, also at the entrance to the salon in people with symptoms of the infection will be contactless to measure the temperature, remove the mask during the flight, passengers will be prohibited. The crews of the aircrafts will also need to wear masks, and they also will measure the temperature. After each flight the aircraft will be disinfected.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19. He also announced the beginning of implementation of the third package of anti-crisis measures, under which the state, in particular, will increase targeted support for families with children, small businesses, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed. In addition, Putin instructed the government to prepare a national plan for long-term development of the economy, the recovery in employment and incomes.

on 27 may, the Minister of economic development (MED) of the Russian Federation Maxim Reshetnikov said that the total cost of anti-crisis measures to support the Russian economy, aimed at combating the impact of the pandemic coronavirus has reached 3.3 trillion rubles.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented to the President a national plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will be about 5 trillion rubles.

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