The Russian Ministry of Transport has proposed legislation allowing carriers to receive government subsidies for the leasing of regional aircraft. If approved, effective Jan. 1, the government will reimburse some part of leasing payments for regional aircraft. The proposed subsidies, available for any airline operating regional flights, would be applicable for Russian and foreign-built aircraft not older than 10 years with less than 55 seats for any type of engine, and for 55-72 seat ...

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