Russian domestic airlines are not keeping up with their foreign competition, an Aeroflot official told parliament Friday, according to the Russian News and Information Agency. The number of passengers on foreign carriers operating in Russia is expected to grow 12% year-over-year compared to 2% on domestic carriers. "Under these conditions, it is ultimately impossible to make cost-effective flights; for example, the Tu-154M uses 4.8 tons of fuel per hour, whereas its foreign counterpart ...

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