Finland, Russia have no serious problems in their relations — top diplomatWorld February 27, 21:49
Brazil's joyful carnivalSociety & Culture February 27, 21:30
Syrian opposition has no dialog partner seeking peace — chief negotiatorWorld February 27, 20:37
About 40 Arctic projects may be in Russia's Yamal backbone zone — governorBusiness & Economy February 27, 19:28
Russian Defense Ministry forms special purpose division near MoscowMilitary & Defense February 27, 19:13
Russian frigate in Mediterranean to deliver no strikes on terrorists in Syria — sourceMilitary & Defense February 27, 18:54
First stage of Arkhangelsk deepwater port to go operational by 2025Business & Economy February 27, 18:45
Cairo group says military option in Syria 'ruled out' after recapture of AleppoWorld February 27, 18:31
Communication breakdown between Russia and EU deters fight against real threats — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 17:40
MOSCOW, January 15. /ITAR-TASS/. The charter flight with Russian tourists from Colombo, Sri Lanka, has been postponed to the 24 hours due to the technical failure of an aircraft, VIM Airlines reported on Wednesday, January 15.
“Due to the failure of the aircraft 200 passengers have been accommodated at a hotel. Foodstuffs have been provided,” the report says.
The airlines said the aircraft should take off about 8 a.m. Moscow time from Colombo. “At present, the aircraft is ready to depart. It is undergoing pre-flight inspection,” the report says, adding, “The aircraft will leave for as soon passengers are registered.”
Earlier, spokesperson to the Russian Union of Travel Industry Irina Tyurina told Itar-Tass that the aircraft should leave for soon.
About 200 passengers should return home, Tyurina said.