BRUSSELS, February 24. / TASS /. Belgian national airline Brussels Airlines intends to resume flights to Russia in early May. This is stated in a press release from the airline on Wednesday about plans to change its summer schedule.
“From May, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Ibiza, Milan, Moscow, Palermo, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes and Vienna will be added to our schedule. Starting from June, Brussels Airlines will also open flights to Birmingham, Corfu, Florence, St. Petersburg, Yerevan,” – said in the message of the airline.
In total, from April, when the summer schedule begins to operate, and until the end of June, Brussels Airlines intends to open flights to 78 cities that have been frozen since March 2020.
At present, only the Russian airline Aeroflot operates regular passenger flights Moscow – Brussels in charter mode.
Brussels Airlines’ announcement comes amid Belgium’s ban on all optional travel abroad, which remains in effect since the end of January. So far, the kingdom’s government has not announced when this quarantine measure may be lifted.