31 Dec 2019 18:03

Commission clears Aeroflot for scheduled flights to Johannesburg

MOSCOW. Dec 31 (Interfax) - Aeroflot has been cleared to carry out scheduled flights to Johannesburg, according to an order issued by federal aviation authority Rosaviatsia following a meeting of the Transport Ministry's inter-agency commission.

Aeroflot will be able to fly from Moscow to Johannesburg, South Africa's biggest city, once per week.

The airline will be able to carry out up to three charter flights per week until October 24, 2020 from Moscow to Vitoria in northern Spain and up to seven flights a week until March 28, 2020 from Kazan to Barcelona.

The commission also approved an increase in scheduled flights from Moscow to Phuket, from 14 to 31 times a week, from Moscow to Bangkok, from 21 to 28 flights per week, and from Moscow to Bukhara, from three to seven per week.