The charter flight of Russian airline S7 with citizens of Russia, Japan and Belarus onboard took off on Saturday from the Turkmen city of Turkmenabat for Moscow. RIA Novosti news agency informs on it, referring to the Russian embassy in Ashgabat.
The aircraft service between Turkmenistan and the Russian Federation has stopped because of the situation with the coronavirus.
«On March 28 from the international airport of Turkmenabat city the airline S7 flight took off for Moscow organized with assistance of the embassy of Russia. There were 81 citizen of Russia, Japan and Belarus onboard, temporarily staying in Turkmenistan and applying for the help in arrangement of their departure», – as told in the report.
«According to the report of the official Turkmen authorities, disease cases with the novel coronavirus in the country were not fixed», – RIA Novosti news agency underlines.