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TOMSK, Oct 8 - RIA Tomsk, Olga Trepova. The Federal Agency for Air Transport (Rosaviatsiya) has issued an admission to the largest Russian charter airline Azur Air for international air transportation of passengers in the direction Tomsk - Denpasar (Indonesian island of Bali), the agency's website says and notes that the admission does not indicate the decision to resume the flights.
The website notes that Russian airlines that have applied and have relevant licences have been granted admission to carry out international passenger traffic to a number of foreign countries.
"Tomsk - Denpasar Azur Air - (flights) twice a week. Issue admission," reads the Rosaviatsiya website.
According to information posted on the portal of the agency, Azur Air has also received admission for international scheduled air transportation of passengers to Denpasar from Kemerovo airport. Siberia Airlines has received the right to carry passengers in the direction Kemerovo - Bangkok, flights are possible with a frequency of once a week.
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The website adds that the decision to issue these admissions "is not a reason or decision to resume flights on international routes specified in the Rosaviatsiya order". Admission is a right of the airline, which it will be able to exercise when resuming flights. According to the agency, direct flights between the two countries were cut off in March 2020.
According to Izvestia, citing Indonesia's Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno, the country's borders could open to foreign tourists in October if the trend of falling sickness continues. Bali will open first to countries where there has been a minimal increase in the incidence of COVID-19: Japan, South Korea and Singapore. For Russians, Indonesia may not open until December.
Earlier it was reported that Tomsk residents will be able to fly directly to Egyptian resorts this autumn for the first time since 2015. This is the first flight abroad returned to the Tomsk airport schedule in 2021.