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The passenger traffic of Russian airlines on domestic flights in July increased compared to July 2018. Such data was announced by the head of Rosaviatsia Alexander Neradko, reports the portal “the Future of Russia. National projects”.
“It is also noted substantial growth, particularly over the past time period of July compared to the same period in July last year by about 20 percent growth in domestic flights in progress,” he said and added that the President’s order to increase regional flights in circumvention of Moscow, is therefore performed.
In early July, the Russian Ministry of Finance has proposed a way to keep prices down on tickets due to the cost of kerosene for airlines. The government of oil revenues to the end of 2019 will compensate carriers 75 percent of the difference between the cost of jet fuel for the export market and fixed rate 48 300 rubles per ton with the price of oil $ 70 per barrel.
The increase in transportation provided by the national project “Comprehensive plan for the modernization and expansion of trunk infrastructure,” it is calculated till 2024.
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