The Department stated that there was no anomalous increase in ticket prices.
The Ministry of Transport commented on the anomalous increase in the price of air tickets
The Ministry of Transport commented on the information about the increase in airfare for flights flying within Russia in the summer, and stated that there was no abnormal increase in ticket prices.
According to representatives of the department, ticket prices traditionally increase during the holiday season, which helps offset losses during a period of low demand.
Except In addition, the Ministry of Transport added that previously published information about the increase in airfare by 40 percent is not true. Deputy Minister of Transportation Igor Chalik explained that the state provides support to air carriers and creates conditions conducive to maintaining affordable prices for air tickets.
Earlier, Vitaly Vantsev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vnukovo Airport, predicted an increase in prices for air tickets for international flights by 40 percent by 2023. He noted that Russian airlines have significantly increased their costs, especially for maintenance of equipment.