Became aware of a sharp rise in ticket prices to Turkey


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Tickets from Russia to Turkey on the background of the pandemic coronavirus has risen in price twice in comparison with last year. This is evidenced by the tourist service “”, reports “Interfax”.

According to the information received, the demand for tickets during the week from 20 to 26 July, when it became known about the imminent resumption of international flights, the Russians “grew five times compared with the previous week”. Thus, the flights on the route Moscow — Antalya came in first place in the country’s popularity among foreign destinations.

The experts have recorded a sharp increase in the cost of tickets for these flights, they went up by 42 percent compared to last year, that is, from 17.6 to 25 thousand rubles. In addition, the increased price of tickets from Moscow to Istanbul (on 31 percent, from 18.4 to 24 thousand rubles), but to fly to the Turkish city of St. Petersburg, on the contrary, was 13 percent less (instead of 20.5 23.7 thousand rubles).

As noted, the study took into account tickets with departure dates from 1 August to 31 December 2020. Almost 95 percent of them were purchased in August and only five in September.

On 24 July Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin announced the resumption of international flights from August. Countries with which Russia restores flights in the first place, was the UK (London), Turkey (from August 1, Ankara and Istanbul, from August 10 — Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman) and Tanzania (Zanzibar island). The list will be gradually expanded, the following can be the Maldives and South Korea.

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