Medvedev: Russia needs to develop competition in the airline industry

Medvedev: Russia needs to develop competition in the airline industry


Need to continue to develop alternative routes of air transport, economy class, as well as the benefits of different routes, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

MOSCOW, 9 Dec. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev believes that Russia needs to develop competition in the air transport sector, the authorities will continue the work started in this area.

“We need to develop competition in this area, because our country is too big. If our country was small, it would be possible even without such support measures do, but shipping from Vladivostok to Moscow are huge money, just the distance is great and we can’t do shorter, kerosene is still worth the money. So we need to develop alternative routes, is necessary to develop economy-class transportation, we need to develop the benefits different routes, what we did the last years. We will continue,” said Medvedev in an interview with Russian TV channels.