Tickets from Russia abroad will rise from 5 February to 3% in connection with conversion exchange rate International air transport Association (IATA), said the Vice-President of the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) Dmitry Gorin.
“on the night of 4 to 5 February, the exchange rate will be recalculated in connection with the cost of tickets on international flights will grow by 3%. The recalculation will be carried out in accordance with the rules of the International air transport Association (IATA). That is, will be based on the dollar and the Euro against the ruble for February 3, rounded to 50 kopeks in the big or smaller side,” — said Gorin in an interview to “Interfax”.
According to the Bank of Russia on the 3rd of February, 1 Euro is worth 70 rubles, 1 dollar 63 RUB.
According to Gorin, IATA usually recalculates the exchange rate once a week on Tuesdays, and a new course begins on Wednesday. “First and foremost, the price increase will be noticeable on long-haul destinations. That is, if now booked the ticket cost 69 thousand rubles., February 5, he will cost 71 thousand rubles. Therefore today the Russians, who have not paid for your tickets, it is possible to buy them at the old rate,” explained Gorin.
the Following currency conversion will happen on February 12 at the dollar and the Euro on 10 Feb (Monday). IATA exchange rate that determines the price of tickets on international flights bound to the ruble, the Euro and the dollar since 2006.