Russian airlines taking part in Far East subsidy program have carried more than 238,000 passengers from April 1 through end of July 2016. The airlines have sold 390,000 subsidized tickets, worth RUB2.6 billion ($40.1 million), according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. Nine airlines take part in the program, including Aeroflot, UTair and Ural Airlines. The program, which will cost the government RUB3.25 billion, runs through Oct. 31, 2016. In 2015, Russian ...

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