The number of invitations issued for business visas to Russia increased by almost 60% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to an Aeroclub press release.
The most frequent business travellers came from the UK, the US and Germany, with France and Poland rounding out the top five.
Business tourists from Russia were also more likely to travel in 2016. The number of business visa applications increased by 18% and the number of purchased flight tickets also increased. The most popular destinations for Russian business travellers in 2016 were London, Paris and Frankfurt.
According to Aeroclub, Moscow was the leading Russian destination for business travellers in 2016.