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Tickets for the flights of Russian aircraft Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) was on average 20 percent more expensive than similar routes with foreign aircraft. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin, the Agency RBC with reference to the letter of the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) in government.
According to the Ministry, to increase in ticket prices results from the fact that the SSJ service costs almost two times more expensive than foreign aircraft. The main reason for higher costs is a long downtime due to waiting for parts and repairs.
It is noted that a dominant market position is occupied by “Aeroflot” the airline is now 49 liners SSJ, a further 100 must be received to the Park to 2026.
The FAC pointed out that higher ticket prices are established on the routes of Aeroflot, where he has no competition with other players. Such vectors are, for example, Moscow — Volgograd and Moscow — Makhachkala.
Deputy head of FAS Alexander Redko told TASS that the cost of temporary downtime of the aircraft should not affect the price of airline tickets, these costs should assume the aircraft manufacturers and banks.
In early may, a Sukhoi Superjet 100 crashed in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The accident killed 41 people.
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