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Fines for the return of airline tickets compensate in Chukotka

Fines for the return of airline tickets compensate in Chukotka
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Fines for the return of airline tickets are compensated in Chukotka. We are talking about tickets for flights within the region, which the residents refused because of the coronavirus. Local authorities allocated an additional one million rubles for these purposes.

According to the press service of the district government, previously such expenses were reimbursed only to passengers with tickets to other regions of Russia.

Residents of Chukotka are returned the funds spent on returning tickets and on fees paid for their registration on the territory of the district. This measure applies to tickets with a departure date from March 1 to September 1.

Today, nearly 500 residents of Chukotka have received compensation, they have been reimbursed a total of more than 2,8 million rubles. You can return the money until September 1.

In May, it was reported that the government was ready to allow carriers do not return money for unused tickets. The funds spent by passengers are planned to be issued in the form of certificates for future trips. The relevant bill is under consideration.

Protect the rights of the Far East who are due to a pandemic could not use their tickets for a vacation, asked the State Duma vice speaker Irina Yarovaya. She turned to the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Russia Anton Kotyakov and the head of the Ministry of Eastern Development Alexander Kozlov.

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