Russian airlines taking part in the government’s commuter subsidy program have carried more than 281,000 passengers from Jan.1 through Aug.1, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. So far, RUB1.82 billion ($27.1 million) out of RUB3.83 billion has been used for subsidies. The routes with the most demand in January-July were Novosibirsk-Talakan and Krasnoyarsk-Talakan. Angara Airline carried more than 10,500 and 6,600 passengers on these routes, ...

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