Flight ET 760 departing from Addis Ababa with Russians from South Africa landed at Domodedovo
Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 760 with Russians from South Africa at Moscow Domodedovo airport, according to the airport's online scoreboard.
According to RIA Novosti, the Ethiopian airline has organized two commercial flights to take Russian citizens from Cape Town and Johannesburg. In total, there were about 100 people on the flights. In Ethiopian Addis Ababa, the Russians boarded one plane and flew to Moscow, tickets cost about 100 thousand rubles each.
Earlier, Russian travelers who were stuck in South Africa due to the discovery of a new strain of COVID-19 in South Africa, outraged by the overpriced export flights to their homeland. The Russian consulate organized the departure, having agreed with the Ethiopian Airlines company, but the ticket price was more than 100 thousand rubles.
Since November 28, Russia has indefinitely restricted the entry of citizens from a number of African countries, including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia, due to a new strain of coronavirus. Several European countries have already restricted air traffic with South Africa.