The head of the Federal tourism Agency: the bankruptcy of “Transaero” will not face major problems to the tourism market

The head of the Federal tourism Agency: the bankruptcy of “Transaero” will not face major problems to the tourism market


MOSCOW, November 5. Care “Transaero” from the market could potentially become a massive problem for the tourist market, however the threat has passed. This was reported to journalists by the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.

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“We can already say that is no problem (because of the departure “Transaero”) for the tourist market”, – said Safonov.

According to him, at the time of occurrence of information that Transaero airlines is facing bankruptcy, abroad there were 150 thousand of Russian tourists with a return ticket of the airline, another 300 thousand tourists bought tours flights “Transaero” for the near future.

However, the care of the second Russian air carrier market has led to a shortage of flights in some areas and higher prices. However, in Rosturizm hopes that these processes will be temporary, and other carriers will fill that niche.
“There is a shortage in some areas, according to some increased price. I hope this is a temporary situation,” said Safonov.