Sukhoi-33 jet crashes while landing on Admiral Kuznetsov carrierMilitary & Defense December 05, 13:41
Russian athletes may take part in 2017 European championship under neutral flagSport December 05, 13:36
Talks between OPEC, non-OPEC members to be held on Dec 10 in ViennaBusiness & Economy December 05, 13:29
Lavrov says militants who do not leave eastern Aleppo to be regarded as terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 05, 13:20
Russia sees no need to establish military blocks in Asian-Pacific regionRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 05, 13:05
Press review: US pushes for new anti-Russia sanctions and Russia's military export in 2016Press Review December 05, 13:00
St. Petersburg University ranks 64th among Europe's best business schoolsSociety & Culture December 05, 12:59
Navy commander: Russia’s aircraft carrier-led group in Mediterranean is self-sufficientMilitary & Defense December 05, 12:55
Prosecutors to question lawyer representing ex-president of Ukraine over Maidan eventsWorld December 05, 12:32
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, December 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk resumed work Monday at 23:00 GMT, officials at the air hub told Itar-Tass.
At the time of reporting, the air control division was coordinating the departures of flights so as to suit the interests of passengers and airlines likewise.
The first jet that was bound for Seoul took off at 01:00 GMT, Tatiana Kozyreva, a spokeswoman for Aurora airline said.
“A total of 110 passengers left by the first flight and the second one is expected to take off in nine hours’ time,” she said. “Also, two flights are bound to leave for Vladivostok and another two, for Khabarovsk, the main flight and supplementary one in each case.”
All in all, about 600 air passengers are due to leave Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk before the end of the day. Problems however remain with the departures of passengers to small local destinations, the routes to which are serviced by Antonov-24 turbofans.
The airport of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk was closed since Sunday morning because of a powerful cyclone. Delays affected some 2,000 passengers and 75 inbound and outbound flights.