Canada: Over the Ocean to Russia

Although Aeroflot, the Soviet Union's national airline, flies regularly to 25 non-Communist cities,* its only service into the Western Hemisphere has been a twice weekly flight to Havana that serves little purpose except propaganda. Last week, winding up an eleven-day tour of Canada, Soviet Deputy Premier Dmitry Poliansky put Aeroflot on the North American mainland. He signed an agreement under which the Russian airline and Air Canada will jointly operate twice-weekly service between Montreal and Moscow by way of Copenhagen. The flight will take nine hours, cost $570 for a 21-day round-trip...

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