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Direct air routes between Cuba and Russia announced from October

Nordwind-580x319Russia and Cuba from next October 1 will once again be connected by direct air routes, which will reach the poles of Varadero and Cayo Coco, the tour operator Pegas Touristik reported on Wednesday.

The entity detailed through a statement released by the Russian Tour Operators Agency that the program of flights with tourist packages is organized in association with the airline Nordwind Airlines.

He also added that the destination of the Cuban resort of Varadero will be the first to be available to vacationers from the Eurasian nation, with a frequency of four per week, on the Moscow-Varadero route served by Boeing-777-300ER aircraft, with estimated travel time of 13 hours.

Likewise, the flight program to Cayo Coco is scheduled to start on October 2 with a frequency of three times a week.

For his part, the Minister of Tourism of the Cuban embassy in Moscow, Juan Carlos Escalona, ​​explained that the authorities of the leisure industry of the Caribbean island await the resumption of the flight programs of other Russian airlines.

In this sense, he recalled that the Antillean Government guarantees the airlines of the Slavic country the inviolability of their aircraft.

“We really hope that other tour operators and airlines will follow the example of Pegas Touristik and Nordwind Airlines. Cuba is ready for the return of Russian tourists,” the official stressed.

Escalona added that before the end of the year, Havana will complete the necessary procedures for the acceptance and service of Russian Mir cards. “Cuban and Russian experts are in active contact on this issue,” he assured.

The diplomat reported that a delegation headed by the Cuban Minister of Tourism, Juan Carlos García, will arrive in Moscow in mid-September to participate in the International Exhibition Forum on Leisure Tourism 2022.

He added that the event will be the appropriate setting to present the # CubaÚnica campaign, which aims to create demand and offer travel agents general information that guarantees knowledge about the tourist destinations of the largest island of the Antilles.

In addition, update the entire sales network about news, attractions, new places of interest, services and activities for the client.

The initiative also seeks to promote the tourism product of the different regions of the island and fundamentally promote Havana, the keys, eastern Cuba and legendary cities.

(With information from Prensa Latina)

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