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Flight operational services for Russian Federation
For smooth operations for your flight to Russia, you must ensure that all your flight support requirements are taken care of. Obtaining permits on time, efficient ground handling services, and effective trip-planning are factors that contributes to a successful and punctual flight.
Overflight Permit Russian Federation
Documents required for overflight permit in Russian Federation for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights • Airworthiness and aircraft registration certificates
• Flight number and call signed used for the permit application, must the same as the one used in your flight plan.
Lead time to obtain the overflight permit for Russian Federation The lead time for the Russia overflight permit differs from 1 day to 2 weeks, depending upon the number of passengers in the aircraft and number of aircrafts operating within a month.
Short notice overflight permit for Russian Federation Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of overflight permit in Russian Federation 48 hours
Landing Permit Russian Federation
Documents required for landing permit in Russian Federation for AD-HOC, commercial, and private flights • Airworthiness and aircraft registration certificates
• A copy of worldwide insurance is also required for Russian landing permits
• Flight number and call signed used for the permit application, must the same as the one used in your flight plan.
• Airports slots must be obtained at airports where slots are required, prior to the Russian landing permit being issued.
Lead time to obtain the landing permit forRussian Federation The lead time for the Russia landing permit differs from 1 day to 2 weeks, depending upon the number of passengers in the aircraft and number of aircrafts operating within a month.
Short notice landing permit for Russian Federation Can be arranged at an additional cost
Validity of landing permit in Russian Federation 48 hours
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Additional information for overflight permit and landing permit for Russian Federation:
  • Documents must be in English.
  • You can change the schedule, route, and exit/entry point without the need of a permit revision.
    For this you need a revised flight plan submitted 3 hours before departure.
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When planning for your trip to Russian Federation, there are few factors you need to consider:
Flight Management and Trip planning for Russian Federation
Weekend Official weekend in Russia is Saturday - Sunday
Visa Requirements in Russian Federation For crew-
• Crew visa is available only at few airports (Domodedovo Moscow Airport DME/ UUDD, Sheremetyevo International Airport SVO/ UUEE, and Vnukovo International Airport VKO/ UUWW in Moscow) but it can take up to 6 hours to process it.
• Landing without crew visa might result in escalating fines, or in worst cases a five-year travel ban in Russia. Thus, it is advisable to apply for a crew visa in advance.
• For private non-revenue flight, crew members can use a tourist visa.
• But for charter (non-scheduled commercial) operations, crew must obtain business visa.
For passengers-
• Visa is a pre-requisite for most of the nationalities when traveling to Russia, with visa-on-arrival, not an available option.
• Around 54 nationalities, can enter visa-free in Russia, while citizens of 18 countries can apply for a single-entry eVisa to visit Russia.
Airport Slots Most of the airports in Russia are not slot coordinated. But airports slots in Russia are required for Moscow and St. Petersburg airports. Also, during special events certain airports in Russia can become slot coordinated.
There is usually a deviation of +/- 30 minutes for airport slots.
In-Flight Catering Service Inflight catering can be arranged from inflight caterers as well as reputed hotels and restaurants in the city.
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