The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to provide Russian airlines with a subsidy to refund passengers of canceled flights.
“Today, on behalf of the President, we will allocate 19.5 billion rubles to Russian airlines. The subsidies will be used to refund passengers the cost of tickets on routes that were canceled due to external restrictions, which will save carriers their own working capital. This means that there will be financial resources to ensure flight safety and maintain the airworthiness of aircraft “, – the press service of the Government of the Russian Federation quotes the words of Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
In addition, more than 1.5 billion rubles will be used to partially compensate for the costs of airports in the south and central part of Russia, flights to which are limited.