MOSCOW, October 16. Passengers Estonian Air on the route Tallinn-Moscow from 26 October as part of a codeshare agreement (the agreement on the joint commercial use of a particular flight and the aircraft of one airline other carriers) will carry only “Aeroflot”, the very Estonian airlines withdrew its aircraft from that direction. This was reported by PR-Director of the Estonian Air Ilona Eskelinen.
“Until 25 October inclusive we will continue to fulfill its three flights a week. But since October 26, on the route Tallinn-Moscow twice a day will fly only “Aeroflot”. Our three flights. Estonian Air will serve only as a partner of Aeroflot under code sharing agreement. On your website we will continue to sell tickets to Moscow, but only on flights of “Aeroflot”, – she specified.
According to Eskelinen, this does not mean that Estonian Air stops flights to the Russian capital. “We keep the destination in its route network. The demand on the route has dropped half a year ago, but we remove their aircraft from the route, the other reason we need them on other routes, this is a normal adjustment,” explained Eskelinen.
On the eve of the termination of flights to Russia due to lower demand from January 2016 announced the second largest German carrier Air Berlin. Previously reduced or cancelled flights to Moscow Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific, NIKI, Aigle Azur, EasyJet, Germanwings, Wizz Air, SAS, SWISS, Finnair, Etihad and Lufthansa.