Russian aviation authorities have approved eight new destinations for Greek carrier Astra Airlines (A2). The carrier received permission to fly from its Thessaloniki base to Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Nizhniy Novgorod, Tyumen, Ufa, Samara, Volgograd, Voronezh and Saratov. The airline can operate these routes once a week from May 15 through the end of this year’s IATA summer season. Russian authorities did not approve A2 to fly to Yekaterinburg, which is the fifth biggest airport in ...

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