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Russia’s air passenger traffic falls around 48% year-on-year in November

FILE PHOTO: Passengers are seen in front of a departures board at Sheremetyevo International Airport outside Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The number of passengers flying with Russian airlines in November fell 47.9% year-on-year to 4.67 million, the aviation authority said on Monday.

Rosaviatsia added that passenger traffic had fallen 46.2% in year-on-year terms between January and November to 64.14 million people.

Russia grounded international flights earlier this year because of the coronavirus pandemic but has since resumed certain routes.

(Reporting by Gleb Stolyarov; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Maria Kiselyova)

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