Nearly 580,000 Russians used preferential air tickets in January-February 2022 under subsidy programs, the Ministry of Transport reports.
“More than seven thousand flights, which is 25 percent more than in the same period of 2021. More than 436.8 thousand passengers purchased preferential tickets,” the release says.
more than 140.3 thousand people, which is 27 percent more than in 2021, the Ministry of Transport specifies.
State support is provided to the least protected categories of the population – the disabled, the elderly, youth, parents with many children. They can purchase tickets to the Far East and back throughout the calendar year.
“It is expected that the implementation of these support measures will ensure an increase in passenger traffic at reduced rates by 14 percent in 2022,” — the report says.
The agency notes that 27.5 billion rubles have been allocated for the program in 2022. At the moment, subsidizing regional transportation, flights to the central part of Russia from Kaliningrad, from the Far East.