June 24, 2020, 15:38
AKIPRESS.COM - The Ministry of Transport is considering the possibility of relaunch of regular flights to several countries, Ministry's press secretary Navruz Ashurmatov told a briefing.
The nation-wide commission for COVID-19 containment received suggestions on restart of the regular flights to Turkey, Russia, UAE, South Korea, China and Kazakhstan in July-August, he said.
The number of flights are proposed on a parity basis (the number of flights from both countries should be the same).
Relaunch of regular flights will depend upon epidemiological situation in the country, restrictions, visa and sanitary requirements.
The nation-wide commission will make a decision on timing and order of resumption of international flights, the press secretary stated.
Uzbekistan canceled the international flights since March 16 due to coronavirus pandemic.
Air service to Japan, China, South Korea and Israel was restarted since June 15. Diplomats, specialists of foreign companies, citizens heading to studies, work or medical treatment are allowed to enter or exit Uzbekistan.
People arriving from Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, EU countries are quarantined for 14 days.