MINSK, 9 June (BelTA) – The Minsk National Airport no longer sells its services in exchange for foreign cash, BelTA has learned.
Since the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus has not extended the Minsk airport's permit to accept foreign currency in cash, the Minsk airport services will no longer be available in exchange for foreign cash as from 00:00 on 10 June.
Clients are advised to pay in Belarusian rubles or use bank cards to buy the services.
BelTA reported earlier that the country's central bank has stopped giving new permits and extending existing permits that allow air transportation and medical service providers to accept foreign cash from natural persons. Cashless payments from non-resident natural persons are perfectly acceptable.
The enterprise Minsk National Airport is Belarus' first international airport that has been certified for compliance with the international standard ISO 9001. The airport is home to the national air carrier Belavia and the cargo carriers Transaviaexport, Rubystar, and Genex. The airport offers flights to over 40 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and other regions.More about Society