Impact of sanctions on Russia, Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport lays off 7,000 staff members

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, due to western sanctions and blocked airspace, has been forced to lay off 7,000 employees.

Previously Sheremetyevo International Airport, in order to optimize and concentrate activities in the Northern Terminal Complex (Terminals B and C), suspended passenger service at Terminal D from 00.00 Moscow time on March 15 this year.

The transfer of airline flights from Terminal D will be carried out according to the schedule to Terminal B and Terminal C, respectively. Airlines and commercial partners are informed in advance of upcoming changes.

International flights of Belavia, Aircompany Armenia, Vietnam Airlines, Corendon Airlines, Korean Air, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, Aeroflot (flights to the EAEU), Cham Wings Airlines, Air India, Air Serbia for arrival and departure from Terminal D will be transferred to Terminal C.

Domestic flights of Aeroflot, Rossiya Airlines, Pobeda, Yamal, Ikar, Nordwind Airlines, Severstal airlines will be served at Terminal B.