Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 13, 2020) 

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 13, 2020) 

Location:  Russia, country-wide 

Event:  Limited Commercial Flights   

We are following reports of limited commercial flights on Aeroflot to Europe and the United States.  These flights are planned to repatriate Russian citizens, but you may be able to buy tickets directly from Aeroflot.  Aeroflot flights are likely to be announced on short notice, with limited time to purchase tickets and check-in at the airport.  Given this unpredictability, the Embassy may not be able to provide advance notification of flights to our U.S. citizen community.  For those who wish to depart Russia, we strongly recommend checking Aeroflot’s website regularly for flight availability.

We are actively tracking an Aeroflot flight to New York on April 14.  As of 11:30 a.m. April 13, that flight is not advertised on Aeroflot’s website.  We have asked the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to confirm when tickets will be available for sale to the public.  Likewise, after contacting Aeroflot representatives, the Embassy has no additional information on ticket availability. We will send a message to the U.S. citizen community if tickets go on sale. However, we urge you to check Aeroflot’s website regularly for the most up to date information on tickets for this flight.

There are press reports of possible future flights on Aeroflot to London and Amsterdam, in addition to New York.  We will update the U.S. citizen community as more information becomes available. If you learn of an outgoing flight, please do alert us at so that we may share the information as widely as possible.

Continued Communication: Also, please continue to monitor our website and ensure you are enrolled in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).   We will issue Health and Travel alerts on a regular basis and email you directly when we have additional information regarding charter flights.  In case of emergency, please reach out to us via the following points of contact – Emergency Contact List.  

Additional Actions to Take:  

    -Consult the  CDC website for the most up-to-date information.  

    -For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.  

    -Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for the latest information.  

    -Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions. 

    -Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Russia. 

    -Visit the  Department of Homeland Security’s website  on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.  



  • U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia 

Bolshoy Deviatinsky Pereulok No. 8 

+7 495 728-5000 

Website –U.S. Embassy Moscow  

  • U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg 

15 Gogol Street 

+7 (343) 379-3001 

After hours – +7 (917) 569-3549 

Website –U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg  

  • U.S. Consular Agency Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Lada Hotel, Suite 210

154 Komsomolskaya Street

+7-4242-42-49-17 (Mondays and Thursdays, 0900-1300)

After hours – +7-914-704-07 62

  • State Department – Consular Affairs 

888-407-4747 202-501-4444 

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