Russian airlines will be able to carry 729,000 passengers within the framework of three subsidy programs through Dec. 1, 2018. The government has set a budget of RUB3.8 billion ($66.4 million) for the carriers. According to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, the Far East subsidy program comprises 57 destinations that connect the region and other parts of the country. It is expected that 446,700 passengers will purchase subsidized tickets. The Far East program includes seven ...

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