Serbian airline Air Serbia has moved the date for resuming flights from Belgrade to Moscow to September 1. This was announced on Thursday, July 23, according to the press service of the airline.
“Flights to Moscow and tel Aviv, the resumption of which was originally planned for August, have now been postponed to September 1,” Tass quotes the text of the company’s press release.
The new bans on flights, as Air Serbia responded, forced airlines to make additional adjustments to the flight schedule.
Earlier in the day, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian side will open borders with other countries on a reciprocal basis. Negotiations on this topic are underway, but no decisions have yet been made.
On July 22, the Russian foreign Ministry said that the security of Russians will be the determining criterion when opening borders with the European Union.
On July 14, Montenegro and Serbia were removed from the EU list, which opened borders to residents of 15 non — EU States from July 1. The reason for this was an unfavorable epidemiological situation.
Russia completely stopped regular and Charter flights with other countries due to the spread of coronavirus at the end of March. The only exceptions are the export routes for the Russians.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 disease, began at the end of December last year. The focus of infection was the Chinese city of Wuhan. In a few months, the disease has spread to more than 210 countries around the world. On March 11, who declared a coronavirus pandemic.
According to the international statistical office Worldometer, 22,443 confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection have been registered in Serbia to date, 508 people have died as a result of infection, and 14,047 patients have recovered.