26 Jun 2020 14:16

Russian Transport Ministry maintains forecast to resume int'l flights in July; would first like to be sure that domestic flights are safe

VOLGOGRAD. June 26 (Interfax) - Russia's Transport Ministry remains hopeful of resuming international flights in July this year, but would first like to be sure of safety regarding the spread of Covid-19 during domestic flights, the country's Transport Minister, Yevgeny Ditrikh, told reporters on Friday.

"I had previously talked about July, and, so far, this hope is still alive, but we need to try out the system of flights within the country," Ditrikh said.