22 Aug 2023 18:53

Russia, Mongolia increase number of mutual flights

MOSCOW. Aug 22 (Interfax) - The number of flights between Russia and Mongolia will increase to seven per week with the possibility of connection flights to China and Europe, the Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport (Rosaviatsia) said.

"The parties agreed to set the frequency of flights by designated air carriers on each route at seven flights per week. Restrictions on the capacity of the aircraft types that are used will be lifted for the parties' airlines," the document, which was published on the agency's website, says.

Under the agreement, Russian airlines will be able to fly to Ulaanbaatar, Choibalsan, Ulgiy, and Ulaangom, while Mongolian airlines will be able to fly to Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Chita, Ulan-Ude, Novosibirsk, and Kyzyl.

The destinations in other countries which the air carriers can fly to are also indicated. For Russian air carriers, these are flights to Seoul and Beijing, and for Mongolian air carriers to Istanbul, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, London, Prague, and Munich. The flights require approval from the aviation authorities of other countries.