Sanctions and ruble rate fluctuation may force Russian air companies to increase fares and reduce flights

Date: 10:14, 05-02-2015.

Almaty. February 5. KazTAG - Sanctions and ruble rate fluctuation may force the Russian air companies to increase tickets fares and reduce the number of flights, reports the Russian service BBC.
The information was stated in the letter of Russian association of air transport users to the Government of Russia addressed to Arkadiy Dvorkovich, Vice Premier.
"Among the negative factors the air companies indicated reduction of international transportations, increase of ruble cost of aircrafts leasing, airport and navigation service. Due to the crisis the market of air transportations lowered by 10-20%, said the air companies, including Aeroflot, Transaero, Uralsk airlines," reads the message.
According to the statement, it will become a consequence of fares increase, reduction of buying capacity of people and reduction of passenger flow.

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