The Russian airline Aeroflot is ready to exchange tickets for Cyprus at no additional charge or refund the money for them. On April 24, the press service of the carrier told about this.
From April 26 to May 9, a tough lockdown will be in force in Cyprus due to the worsening situation with the coronavirus. Cafes and shops will stop working on the island, in addition, a curfew will be introduced.
Aeroflot offered passengers with tickets Moscow-Larnaca / Paphos and St. Petersburg-Larnaca with a departure date from April 26 to May 16 to change the departure date once to any time until the end of 2021 without additional payments or receive a full refund for tickets.
It is noted that the airline will continue to operate flights to Larnaca in the same volume – one flight per day.
Rossiya Airlines will continue to operate three weekly flights on the route St. Petersburg – Larnaca, TASS specifies.
According to the Cypriot Ministry of Health, a British strain of coronavirus is widespread on the island, which is highly infectious.
The daily increase in infected people has approached 1 thousand people.
According to Worldometer, as of April 24, 60,681 patients with coronavirus were registered in Cyprus, 297 people died, 39,061 recovered.
Since April 15, Russia has suspended flights with Turkey, in which the deterioration of the epidemiological situation is also recorded.
According to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova, this country has the highest incidence of COVID-19 among the states with which the Russian Federation has open air traffic. As Popova clarified, Russians bring a variety of COVID-19 strains from Turkey and 80% of COVID-19 cases come from the republic.