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Air carriers in Russia cut flights by a third
Air carriers in Russia have cut flights by a third compared to last year. Passenger traffic amounted to 9,3 million people
As the TASS With reference to the data of the Federal Air Transport Agency, in August the most passengers were carried by S7 - 1,6 million people. The second in terms of indicators was Aeroflot - 1,5 million passengers, in third place is its "daughter" low-cost airline Pobeda - 1,2 million people.
Domestic air travel last month rose 5,7% year-on-year to 8,6 million passengers. In international traffic, almost 754 thousand passengers were transported, which is about 12% of the indicator in July last year.
In August, the largest Russian airlines almost halved prices for domestic flights. Tickets cost tens of percent less than at the beginning of summer.