Chernobyl is the latest site for a pandemic-place flight to nowhere

Chernobyl is the latest site for a pandemic-place flight to nowhere

“Passengers of the flight will be equipped not only to see Kyiv and Chernobyl from the most unconventional angles and the least allowable peak — 900 meters, but also to deepen their expertise about the leads to and penalties of the Chernobyl accident,” the airline claims on its web site.

The April 25 flight, the working day ahead of the anniversary, will involve a specialist information from the Chernobyl Tour enterprise.

Ahead of the pandemic, tourism to the deserted nuclear energy plant and neighboring ghost city of Pripyat had observed a sharp raise subsequent an HBO miniseries. Ukraine’s federal government said in 2019 that it wanted the location to grow to be an formal tourist website. Chernobyl Tour presents its individual air tour of the website by smaller airplane or helicopter.

Sunday’s flight will be on an Embraer 195 jet. It will be identical to past flights to nowhere the airline has flown featuring “the earth in the eyes of a pilot.” These 90-minute flights also handed about Pripyat and Chernobyl but had a heavier aim on hearing from the pilots.

The before flights also marketed out, airline spokeswoman Anastasiia Chaplyhina explained in an email, incorporating that curiosity stays substantial.

“Honestly, this was achievable only because of to the pandemic,” she said. “First, there are offered plane, and next, our workforce has a very little no cost time” that they can commit to “creative and nonstandard projects.”