KRASNOYARSK, February 19. Rosaviatsia says the growth of domestic traffic in Russia by 10%, told journalists the head of Federal air transport Agency Alexander Neradko at the Krasnoyarsk economic forum.
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“I can only note that while they (air – approx.) grow, and the number of internal flights has grown by about 10% compared to last year,” he said. According to him, the increase is due to the fact that citizens are accustomed to flying and don’t refuse from flights regardless of exchange rates.
According to Neradko, Federal air transport Agency expects further growth in domestic passenger numbers. “Plan to hold a special meeting in the Crimea in late March about safety in a busy period of summer traffic,” he added.
The passenger traffic of the airlines of the Russian Federation by the end of 2015 fell by 1.2% and amounted to 92 million people. On international routes airlines carried 39.5 million people, which is 15.8% less than in 2014. On domestic routes the airline served the 52.5 million people, which is 13,6% more than in 2014.
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Krasnoyarsk economic forum 2016. February 19. Text translation