• Short Summary

    THE FIRST WEEKLY FLIGHT BETWEEN MOSCOW AND DAKAR WAS GREETED AT DAKAR AIRPORT ON THURSDAY BY M.

  • Description

    THE FIRST WEEKLY FLIGHT BETWEEN MOSCOW AND DAKAR WAS GREETED AT DAKAR AIRPORT ON THURSDAY BY M. MADY CISSOKO, THE SENEGALESE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT. ONE OF THE FLIGHT, MADE BY THE SOVIET AIRLINE AEROFLOT, WAS THE SOVIET DEPUTY-MINISTER FOR CIVIL AVIATION, SOVIET OFFICIALS AND JOURNALISTS.

    THE REGULAR WEEKLY FLIGHT WILL BE SERVICED BY AEROFLOT, THE SOVIET AIRLINE. THE AIRCRAFT ON THE SERVICE WILL BE AN ILYUSHIN 62 MODEL, WHICH HAS A SPEED REACHING 900 KILOMETRES PER HOUR (560 MILES). IT CAN CARRY UP TO 186 PASSENGERS.

    THE SERVICE WAS INAUGURATED FOLLOWING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN SENEGAL AND THE SOVIET UNION SIGNED IN JULY 1965. ON ITS REGULAR FLIGHT IT WILL STOP OVER AT ALGIERS AND CONAKRY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA64M4BTB2E7WLP85R8TDUXW9GC
    Media URN:
    VLVA64M4BTB2E7WLP85R8TDUXW9GC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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