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The predicted fate of prices for air tickets in Russia next summer — in June the cost of flights on domestic routes will be similar to last year or lower. To such conclusion experts, the official website of the Association of tour operators of Russia.
So, currently, the flights are sold at cost — price savings to stimulate demand.
In July, according to experts, the expected increase in the cost of airline tickets in connection with the increase in demand. The sides of the portal to emphasize that the situation with the outbreak of coronavirus and the introduction on its background the many unpredictable restrictions and make accurate forecasts difficult at present.
It was assumed that for reaching the profitability of flights in the country needs to grow by at least twice, however, in low demand the airline can not accept such measures. “There is a certain level of price below which the carrier does not make sense to descend. (…) This price is attractive to passengers, but other airlines can’t offer”, — said General Director of “spectrum” Evgeny Konkol.
On 16 may the Minister of transport of Russia Yevgeny Dietrich stated that social distancing with Seating in the aircraft will lead to a significant increase in ticket prices. Thus, according to him, in order to be cost-effective transportation, the Board shall be filled by 72-75 percent.
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