Kazakh authorities have approved an increase in the number of flights with Russia three times, from 11 to 33 flights per week, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the republic.
It is noted that the increase in the frequency of flights should also be approved by the Russian side, namely, the operational headquarters of the Russian Federation for the fight against coronavirus.
“If Russia makes a positive decision, it is planned to increase the number of regular flights between the two countries on the routes Nur-Sultan – Moscow, Alma-Ata – Moscow, Shymkent – Moscow, and Karaganda – Moscow,” the representative of the Ministry explained.
It is specified that from the Kazakh side, flights will be operated by Air Astana and SCAT airlines in strict accordance with approved sanitary and epidemiological standards. All those arriving in Kazakhstan are required to provide a certificate of a PCR test with a negative result, made no earlier than 72 hours before crossing the border. On the territory of the republic, the vaccination passports of citizens of Hungary, Thailand, Mongolia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, and Turkey are recognized as valid.