Air Moldova is ready to increase the number of flights in the Russian Federation if necessary

Air Moldova is ready to increase the number of flights in the Russian Federation if necessary


Air Moldova currently provides 10 daily flights to Moscow and back, said the head of the company Julian Scorpan.

CHISINAU, 26 Nov. National carrier air Moldova, Air Moldova, may increase the number of flights to Moscow and back, said Thursday the head of the company Julian Scorpan.

On Wednesday, Ukraine decided to ban all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace at 00: 00 on November 26. While the aircraft of Russian airlines arrive in Chisinau in accordance with the schedule.

“Air Moldova is ready to increase the number of flights to Moscow, if the need arises. And the company will handle his forces, without resorting to additional resources (or lizingu renting aircraft from other companies — approx. ed), said Scorpan.

Acting Minister of transport of Moldova Yuri Kirichuk in conversation with the correspondent have expressed hope that Russian airlines will not leave Moldova because of the decision of Kiev to close Ukrainian airspace to civil aviation of the Russian Federation.

At the moment in Moldova are a few Russian airlines: “Aeroflot”, “Siberia. S7 Group Ural airlines, Utair and VIM AIRLINES.

Air Moldova currently provides 10 daily flights to Moscow and back.

One of the officials in a Thursday conversation with the correspondent noted that the Agency will maintain cooperation with all airlines of Russia.

“Obviously, the decision of Kiev — political. Will try to do everything possible so that the passengers are not affected by these prohibitions. Of course, we will maintain active cooperation with Russian companies. As for possible additional flights of the national operator, Air Moldova is ready to implement it”, — said the source.