Russian airlines have requested the Ministry of Transport to reconsider the rates for subsidized routes in the Far East, Kaliningrad and Crimea programs. According toa letter by the Russian Association of Air Transport Operators (AEVT), these subsidy programs remain in force only during the high summer season, “compelling the airlines to sell profitable seats at low rates to perform the social programs. At the same time, the airports are increasing their rates for the carriers ...

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