Russians leave U.S. on board Aeroflot’s return flight from New York
Russian citizens, who decided to return to their home country from the United States, left the country on board Aeroflot flight from New York to St. Petersburg.
According to the JFK airport's departures screen in the airport’s Terminal 1, the flight took off at approximately 20:07 local time (02:07 Moscow time on Wednesday), TASS reported.
The estimated time of arrival to the Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg is 11:45 Moscow time. After that, the plane will travel to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The estimated time of arrival is yet unknown.
According to the Russian Consulate General in New York, a total of 276 people have registered for the flight. The diplomatic mission said that "all necessary measures have been taken to bring Russians, who had found themselves in a difficult situation in the United States, back to their motherland."