Russian Air Transport Agency extends restrictions on flights until April 7

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (TASS) — Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) has confirmed the extension of the regime of temporary restrictions on the operation of airports in southern and central Russia until April 7, the agency reported.

"Until April 7, 2022, 03:45 Moscow time, the regime of temporary restrictions on the operation of airports has been extended in Anapa, Belgorod, Bryansk, Voronezh, Gelendzhik, Krasnodar, Kursk, Lipetsk, Rostov-on-Don, Simferopol, Elista,"
the message said.

The Federal Air Transport Agency has recommended airlines use alternative routes through the airports of Sochi, Volgograd, Mineralnye Vody, Stavropol, and Moscow to transport passengers to closed airports.

According to the agency, Russia’s other airports, including international ones, operate in a routine mode.

The airspace in Russia’s south was closed on February 24 after the country's military campaign against Ukraine.
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