Subsidizing of air transportation in Russia will increase by a third

the Russian government is ready to increase by 36% of the annual subsidies for regional aviation in 2020 — up to 3 billion rubles. The budget for 2020 was originally laid 8.3 billion rubles.

to receive State support the airline with Russian aircraft. Prepared and additional state support to 1.67 billion rubles to subsidize transportation at a special low rate for the poor in the far East, the Crimea and Kaliningrad. Earlier it was planned amount of 5.8 billion roubles in 2020.

Now the plan of the subsidy being approved, reported the newspaper Kommersant, citing a letter from the Deputy Minister of transport of innocent Alafinova sent to the Ministry of economy.

In 2018 subsidize interregional transportation in the country amounted to 3.3 billion rubles in 2019 — 7.8 billion rubles.

the Russian government will receive 15 billion rubles to support the supply 59 of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft and 66 helicopters, air ambulance, said earlier the head of Ministry of industry and trade Denis Manturov in an interview with TC “Russia 24”.

“Agreed the allocation of 15 billion roubles. 5 billion this year and 10 billion in the following in conjunction with the allocation of state guarantees worth more than 160 billion rubles for the purchase of 59 “Sukhoi Superjet 100″ and 66 helicopters, air ambulance”, — said the Minister, adding that the decision was taken by the government recently.

Practice the resumption of flights to China and Mexico after the quarantine suggests that the type of aircraft “Sukhoi Superjet 100” to be the most popular. This was Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said in an interview with Paul Zarubino, the author of the program “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1”.

These aircraft first took to the air. “The practice of renewal of transportation that we see in China, in Mexico, suggests that samolsuggestions of this type are most in demand. Therefore, the “Superjet” a serious and good chance now to prove themselves on the market”, — said Borisov.

the Sukhoi Superjet 100 is a Russian short-haul passenger airliner, designed to carry up to 98 passengers on distance to 4,4 thousand km First flight of the aircraft made in may 2008, launched commercial service in 2011.

In October 2019 became aware of the decision of the VEB.Russia to Finance the supply of 100 passenger aircraft Sukhoi Superjet leasing to JSC “Aeroflot”. The aircraft should be delivered in the period from the end of 2019 to 2026, the total funding will amount to $3.8 billion.

Earlier it was reported about creation on the basis of the Red Wings new company with domestic aircraft. The new airline, which is created in the far East, acquiring up to 60 aircraft “Sukhoi Superjet” and 16 liners MS-21.