Russian service Aeroflot will commence twice-weekly flight services between Delhi and Moscow from February 14, underneath the air bubble settlement between the 2 international locations. Aeroflot has deployed its 293-seater Airbus 333 plane in three-class configuration — enterprise, premium economic system, and economic system — to function these services, a launch stated on Thursday.
The flights will depart each Monday and Saturday from Delhi to Moscow, it added. Prior to the suspension of scheduled business worldwide passenger flights from and to India on March 23 final 12 months, the Russian airline was working two each day services between the capital cities of the 2 international locations.
“We are excited to resume our (twice) weekly flight from Delhi to Moscow underneath the air bubble settlement. These flights are a optimistic step ahead after COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions,” stated Andrei Alimov, General Manager for India, Aeroflot.
The Moscow-Delhi route is likely one of the most long-established and high-demand routes. With Aeroflot’s aggressive benefits, passengers will get a high-quality and comfy expertise”, Alimov stated.
Visa for all classes (together with pupil visa) for the Indian residents and individuals who’ve a residence allow of Russia has resumed and all passengers can be allowed to enter Russia through air checkpoints, it stated.
However, travellers should current a certificates of a adverse COVID PCR earlier than boarding the worldwide flight. The check have to be no more than 72 hours earlier than their time of arrival to Russia, it added.
Also, the Russian residents arriving within the Russian Federation on worldwide flights should fill in a particular type on the Unified Public Services Portal earlier than their departure, the discharge added.
“Though the number of scheduled flights under the air bubble agreement are not at the pre-COVID era level, still it’s a good start for all. We are expecting a huge surge in student movement apart from the business visitors. Passengers will be able to book tickets from Delmos Aviation and will be guided efficiently,” stated Naveen Rao, Director, Delmos Aviation.
Delmos Aviation Pvt Ltd is the overall gross sales and repair agent for Cargo Aeroflot Russian Airlines, as per the discharge.