Ural Airways has begun delivering in-flight meals to travel-deprived Russians who miss the joys of a catering cart rolling down the aisle due to coronavirus lockdowns.
The airline, which is delivering its in-flight meals to prospects in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg, stated the initiative was meant to supply folks with “the style of journey with out leaving your own home”.
“All the things is rather like on the airplane apart from the view,” it wrote on its Instagram web page on Thursday.
Russia has closed its borders to foreigners and grounded worldwide flights, besides these repatriating Russians or returning overseas nationals to their nation of origin.
Many Russians have been confined to their properties for weeks, going out solely to purchase meals or drugs, take out the trash or stroll their canine.
Nonetheless, meals supply providers are nonetheless functioning and the residents of main cities have made in depth use of them to replenish their provisions.
Ural Airways’ service presents the staples of airline meals – hen, meat and fish – in addition to orange, apple and tomato juice. The meal is served on a conventional airline tray.
In Moscow, a enterprise class meal of hen prices 1,250 roubles ($16.65), whereas an financial system class meal prices 550 roubles ($7.33).
Airline seat occupancy charges fell 92% final month in Russia, the Russian Affiliation of Air Transport Operators stated this week.
On Friday Russia reported a document day by day rise in confirmed coronavirus circumstances that pushed the nationwide tally to 114,431. The nation has recorded 1,169 deaths from the virus.
The spike in day by day circumstances got here a day after Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin stated he had been recognized with the brand new coronavirus and was quickly stepping right down to get well.
(This story has been printed from a wire company with out modifications to the textual content)