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Putin is waiting for a report on the creation of an airline for the Far East

Putin is waiting for a report on the creation of an airline for the Far East
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At a meeting on supporting the aviation industry and air transportation, Vladimir Putin said that he would like to hear at what stage the implementation of instructions on creating an airline for the Far East is. He also said that he wants to hear about what has already been done for her to appear.

“Last December, I asked to prepare proposals for the creation of a special airline, the fleet of which will consist of domestic aircraft and serve passengers and cargo in the Far East. I would like to hear at what stage the execution of instructions is, ”Putin said.

According to preliminary estimates, the creation of an airline for the Far Eastern Federal District will require from 10 billion to 30 billion rubles. Since starting a company from scratch would cost more than reorganizing an existing one, the federal authorities supported the idea of Aurora transformation. They also suggested considering as a base airline "Yakutia".

Carrier will receive subsidiesHowever, their volume has not yet been named. It is also necessary to determine the company's need for airplanes and create a route grid.

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