Russia to reopen air travel with Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar

Alexander NEMENOV / AFP

Russian authorities said on Saturday that flights between Moscow and the capitals of Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar, suspended since the early weeks of the pandemic, would restart from January 27, after certain epidemiological criteria were met.

A statement shared following a meeting of the government's coronavirus HQ said that the four countries were seeing fewer than 40 new cases per fortnight per 100,000 people.

More from International News

On Virgin Radio today

Trending on Virgin Radio

  • David Guetta loves Dubai!

    David talks about his look-a-like, his concert that happened last Friday, his love for Dubai and more!

  • Give your video chat a Dubai makeover

    As virtual work culture is becoming the new norm, Dubai Tourism has found interesting ways to spruce things up online.

  • Keep The Desert Clean

    The Arabian Radio Network has launched a brand new initiative and it's really simple: take your rubbish home.

  • Perrie Edwards on Zoom

    "I'm moving to Dubai!"
    Watch Maz and James' full unedited chat now with the Little Mix superstar now...