«Aeroflot» will increase fees for passengers

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotosensasi out of the plane Aeroflot. Hivnae photo«Aeroflot» will increase fees for passengers© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

«Aeroflot» and its subsidiary «Russia» from July 26 to increase the fuel surcharge on domestic flights, the letter said «Aeroflot» to the travel agents (a copy is in RIA Novosti).

«The increase (in one segment) will be 200 rubles for economy class and comfort and 400 rubles for business class», the letter reads.

It is noted that for the design traffic with the current levels of fuel surcharges for the previously created reservations tickets must be discharged before July 26.

In June, about a possible increase in fuel surcharge warned the Association of air transport operators (air transport operators Association, includes 27 Russian airlines). According to the organization for 2017 increase of the average manufacturers ‘ prices of jet fuel was 23.2%.

According to air transport operators Association, the current pricing of aviation kerosene and refueling companies can lead to the fact that airlines will be forced to take «unpopular measures compensatory nature through the introduction of additional (tariffs) «fuel surcharge». At the same time the Association appealed to the Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov on this issue.

It follows from the statistics of the Federal air transport Agency, the average price of jet fuel in June 2018 rose compared to June 2017 18.4%, to 50.9 thousand rubles per ton. In particular, in the airports of Moscow air hub the cost of jet fuel in annual terms increased: in «Sheremetyevo» — an average of 25%, in «Vnukovo» — on average 25%, in «Domodedovo» — on 21%.