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The Ministry of Transport commented on reports of a possible increase in prices for some tickets in 2023 by 40%. The ministry considers such forecasts ungrounded.
Airtickets prices are unlikely to rise this year by 40%, the Russian Ministry of Transport said, commenting on the statement made by the industry representative.
Deputy Minister Igor Chalik clarified that, according to the FAS, over the first 5 months of 2023, tickets for domestic flights have rallied litter over 6% compared to the same period last year.
The official said that flights remain affordable due to the support provided by the state and the current market conditions.