The government approved a decree allowing to give passengers vouchers instead of refunds for tickets.
the document notes that in the event of an emergency or the threat of its occurrence, as well as the introduction of high alert, the airline may cancel the flight.
"At the same carrier for three years from the date of departure of the flight specified in the ticket, take the amount of the paid carriage charges on account of payment of services in air transportation ", - reported in the decree.
thus, the passenger may purchase a new ticket in any direction on the amount spent before. These funds can also be directed to pay for other services of the airline.
Thus after three years from the date of departure of the flight, the carrier shall be to refund the passenger's money. Certain categories of Residents have the opportunity to receive funds prior to this date, for example, invalids of the first or second group, the veterans of the great Patriotic war, persons accompanying the invalid of the first group or a disabled child of the second group, families with children.
at the end of March due to pandemic coronavirus Russia halted scheduled and Charter flights with other countries. With the exception of flights which the Residents are trafficked from abroad, as well as freight, postal, sanitary and certain other flights.
at the end of April, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin extended the limits on the admission of foreigners into the country. He explained that the ban will be lifted after improvements to the pandemic.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said yesterday that specifically talk about the prospects of resumption of air messages with other countries until not necessary. He said that in terms of the countries covered fresh foci of outbreaks of infection, and the situation remains unstable.