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Aeroflot to resume flights to Athens from November 21

Flights will be operated twice a week

MOSCOW, November 17. /TASS/. Aeroflot will resume flights to Athens on November 21, the airline said on Tuesday.

Flights SU2110/SU2111 and SU2116/SU2117 Moscow - Athens - Moscow will be operated twice a week on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Aeroflot reminded that entry into the territory of Greece is allowed only for certain categories of passengers: citizens of Greece, holders of a residence permit, some other categories with special permits from the Greek authorities.

Aeroflot has earlier resumed flights to Nice from November 20, and Aeroflot reported earlier that it will restart flying to Cyprus’ Larnaca from November 22. The air traffic between Russia and Cyprus has not been started formally at the moment. Many airlines make freight and passenger flights intended primary for carriage of goods but with certain passenger categories authorized on board.

Due to the pandemic in the spring Russia has stopped regular passenger flights with other countries. Flights to a number of countries have been partially resumed since summer: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Egypt, UAE, Turkey, the Unired Kingdom, Switzerland, Tanzania, Serbia, Japan, the Maldives, and Cuba. Last week, flights with Ethiopia and the Seychelles were also formally resumed, but so far none of the Russian airlines announced the start of flights to these countries.