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More than 400 thousand beneficiaries will be transported due to air subsidies in 2020

More than 400 thousand beneficiaries will be transported due to air subsidies in 2020
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The Federal Air Transport Agency signed the first agreements with airlines on the provision of subsidies for transportation at reduced prices to the Far East, Simferopol and Kaliningrad. This will allow in 2020 to carry more than 427 thousand passengers.

The agreements were concluded with Aeroflot, which will deliver passengers at preferential rates on 19 routes, and with Siberia Airlines. She will operate on 37 routes. According to the Federal Air Transport Agency, such documents will soon be signed with other carriers.

In total, 2020 billion rubles were allocated from the federal budget for the provision of subsidized transport in 5,8. 14 companies will operate flights. Beneficiaries will be able to buy a ticket at a subsidized rate from January 1 to December 31, 2020. Young people under 23 years of age, pensioners, people with disabilities, large families are entitled to purchase a ticket at a special fare.

The day before, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a big press conference in Moscow that the subsidy program air transportation to the Far East continue, they are not going to cancel it.

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