Russia to end coronavirus flight ban to Tunisia, Iran, Oman

Russia to end coronavirus flight ban to Tunisia, Oman, Iran, other nations
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The Russian Federation stopped normal commercial flights abroad when the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020.
The Russian flight bans were Covid-related [NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty]

Russia will lift its Covid-19 ban on flights to countries including Tunisia, Oman, Iran, Thailand, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and Slovenia from 9 November, the government coronavirus task force said on Thursday.

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The government stopped normal commercial flights abroad when the pandemic struck last year, but it has since been gradually relaxing the restrictions. The flight bans dealt a heavy blow to Russia's airlines.

(Reuters)