Venezuela Has Appointed Conviasa As The Carrier For Direct Flights From Caracas To Moscow
Venezuela has appointed Conviasa as the carrier for regular direct flights from Caracas airport to Moscow, according to a letter from the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry published on the Rosaviatsia website.
"The Venezuelan authorities have appointed Conviasa airline to perform passenger, cargo, and mail flights in Russia in accordance with the provisions of this document and under the following conditions: frequency and routes: two flights a week on the route Maikstiya - Moscow - Maiketiya," the document says.
The Federal air transport Agency explained that this appointment is necessary if the airline starts regular flights.
"This is not a permit; this is an appointment of the Venezuelan side. Probably, the airline plans to start regular flights, in this regard, according to the air traffic agreement, appointments are required," a representative of the Federal Air Transport Agency reported.
Earlier, Russian Ambassador to Venezuela Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov said that the countries are considering options for establishing direct flights.
There were no direct flights between Caracas and Moscow before the pandemic.