Russia flight bans to hit Moscow airports hard

Flight bans to Turkey, Egypt and Ukraine to cost €67mn
Russia banning all charter flights to Turkey since the start of December, as part of sanctions following the downing of a Russian military jet, means billions of roubles in lost revenues for the country’s airports.
Moscow’s airports will lose 5 billion roubles (€67 million) a year because of the ban on flights to Turkey, Egypt and Ukraine, a Domodedovo airport official has told the TASS news agency
The destinations targeted by the ban account for around 20% of the total number of flights processed by the Russian capital’s airports.
The ban on charter flights to Turkey comes after a ban on all passenger flights to Egypt, imposed as a result of the downing of a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai on October 31. Before that, in October, Ukraine banned Russian airlines from flying there as part of sanctions aimed at its neighbour.
The Moscow Times

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