Russia may allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes, so-called “cabotage,” in response to a request from Kontinental Hockey League clubs, Vedomosti reported today, citing government documents.
Permission to fly hockey teams during the championship may be granted to Holidays Czech Airlines and Air Baltic, the newspaper said.
A Yakovlev-42 airliner crashed near Yaroslavl in September, killing 44 people, including the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team.
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