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South Korea will increase the number of flights to countries without quarantine

06.04.2022 108 просмотров

The number of flights could increase to the US, Europe, Thailand and Singapore from May, the agency said.

South Korea plans to increase flights in May to countries with visa-free travel agreements where vaccinated South Koreans do not need to be quarantined upon arrival. Yonhap News Agency reported on Wednesday, citing Minister of Public Administration and Security Jeon Hae-chul.

foreign states, gradually overcoming the spread of "omicron". Starting from May, the number of flights to places where visa-free entry is possible and where isolation has been lifted, such as America, Europe, Thailand, Singapore, will be increased by 100 per month, from July - by 300 flights,” said Jung Hae-chul< /b>.

The minister added that previously the daily increase in coronavirus cases in South Korea has been increasing for 10 weeks, but the last three weeks there has been a steady decline in this indicator.

On March 5, the South Korean airline Korean Air announced the suspension of passenger flights to Moscow until March 18. The suspension was subsequently extended until the end of April. On Monday, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced that Russia would lift restrictions on flights to 52 countries introduced due to the pandemic from April 9. The Republic of Korea was not included in this list.

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