Limits on flights of airlines of the EU will not affect the tourism industry of the Russian Federation
Possible restrictions on transit flights of European carriers will cause an Increase in prices for tickets, but the Russian tourism industry was not affected, said at a press-conference acting chief of the Federal Agency for tourism Oleg Safonov.
newspaper " Vedomosti " on Tuesday, citing a senior official of the Federal bureaucrat that the Russian authorities are negotiating the limits of transit For European carriers after the first sanctions of the EU against Russia. Question worsened after the stop of " Dobrolet " and fines, which are imposed Ukraine on the Russian airline for flights to Crimea.
" It is difficult to say whether there will be introduced this kind of action. Introduction the limits of flight in our country will cause the Increase of the price air flights, " said Safonov.
according to him, " a flight through our country is the shortest and the most efficient and reasonable from the economic point of view For airlines that perform flights from Western Europe to South-East Asia ".
" For our tourist industry no negative effects will not. And if such measures will be taken with respect to our European partners, then of course it will affect the price of air transportation ", - noticed Safonov.