“currently, the Federal air transport Agency prepared and submitted for interagency coordination the proposal to increase the period of granting subsidies to airlines. In order to mitigate the risk of insolvency of airlines is proposed to extend the duration of the program of subsidizing airlines until September 2020”, – stated in the message.

Besides, the Rosaviation suggested to include in the list of reimbursable expenses under articles “Expenses on fleet maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines” and “cost of fuel”.

As explained in the Department, from may 14 in Rosaviatsia has received 108 applications to obtain substances from most Russian airlines passenger transportation. Some airlines have applied several times. Allocated for subsidy of 23.5 billion now spent 11.7 billion rubles. A positive decision on granting subsidies made for 78 applications. Airlines have received subsidies to cover expenses for commercial transportation, between February and June

the Federal air transport Agency explained that further in the calculation of subsidies is the use of correction factors in the amount of 1.35 for airlines at the end of 2019 transported more than 500 thousand passengers and share of flights by regular air lines which is over 50%. For Russian airlines, registered and operating in the territory of the far Eastern Federal district, the number is multiplied by $ 2.1.

in addition, subsidies are paid to the airports. A positive decision on granting subsidies for 152 applications for April and may for a total amount of 4.7 billion rubles. This is 43% of the total budget allocations mentioned in the Federal air transport Agency. The total amount of submitted applications is 7.3 billion, i.e. 67% of the total amount of subsidies. Acceptance of applications will continue until August 15.