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For air traffic from the Far East, 2,7 will be allocated another billion rubles
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to allocate in 2019 for subsidizing air transportation from the Far East and in the opposite direction an additional 2,7 billion rubles. This amount will be sent when adjusting the federal budget.
This year, subsidized tickets for Far Easterners have allocated about 5,5 billion rubles. This amount will allow you to buy discount tickets for at least 820 thousand passengers. According to the press service of the Ministry of Eastern Development, the subsidies will allow to transport about 11,6 thousand passengers from Chukotka and back, 65,1 thousand - from Priamurye, 153,9 thousand - from Primorye, 118,1 thousand - from Yakutia, 180,7 thousand thousand - from the Magadan region, 42,3 thousand - from Kamchatka, 58 thousand - from Buryatia, 42,8 thousand - from Transbaikalia.
This year, taking into account additional funding for the program of subsidizing flights, they have already sent almost a billion rubles more to 2,4 than in the past. Recently, from the reserve fund of the Russian government further identified 2,5 billion. Buy tickets at subsidized fares can be women older than 55 years, men older than 60 years, young people up to 23 years, as well as people with disabilities and large families.