Tajikistan suspends some flights to Russia over Ukraine crisis
Tajikistan on February 26 suspended flights to some cities of the Russian Federation over the Ukraine crisis, an official source within the Civil Aviation Agency under the Government of Tajikistan told Asia-Plus Monday afternoon.
“As you know airport operations in 12 Russian southern cities have been suspended. Tajikistan has operated flights to Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don and Voronezh,” said the source. “Flights to these cities have been suspended and flights scheduled to the abovementioned cities will be operated to other nearby airports.”
According to him, it is a temporary measure and the flights to Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don and Voronezh are expected to resume on March 2 “and then it depends on the situation.”
Russian media reports say operations are suspended in the flowing airports: Rostov-on-Don (Platov), Krasnodar (Pashkovsky), Anapa (Vityazevo), Gelendzhik, Elista, Stavropol, Belgorod, Bryansk, Oryol, Kursk, Voronezh and Simferopol.