Flights connecting Russia and China are prohibited on the Russian side only, not for Chinese air carriers, Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency informed.
Russian airlines were notified in advance that a temporary ban on charter passenger flights of Russian air carriers connecting Russia and China would be imposed starting from 12:00 a.m. on February 14, 2020. No ban was imposed on charter flights of Chinese air carriers.
In the period from February 1 to 13, 2020, Chinese companies operated 27 flights (25 scheduled and 2 charter flights) from China to Russia. China Eastern Airlines and Air China continue carrying out flights to / from Moscow.
According to Sheremetyevo airport, no passengers with coronavirus infection symptoms were detected as of 3:00 p.m. on February 13. Anti-epidemic measures caused no flight delays.
"AK&M", 14.02.2020 13:11