Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed the Federal Air Transport Agency to take decisions on the implementation of flights for the export of foreign citizens from the country. The Federal Air Transport Agency will also be responsible for cargo, mail, ambulance, humanitarian flights. Permits for flights of other categories of flights will be issued by the government of the Russian Federation, should from the order of the prime minister.
Starting today, March 27, Russia completely stops regular and charter flights with other countries due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Only flights will be operated for the export of Russians from abroad. Rosaviation also clarifiedthat the ban on international flights does not apply to freight and mail.
How airlines are replacing canceled flights with domestic ones, read in the article “b”.