Kirill Yankov, Chairman of the Russian Passengers Union, praised the idea of S7 to launch a new low-cost airline. About it writes “Gazeta.Ru”.
The expert told the publication that the very concept of low-cost airlines, which is popular abroad, is not suitable for the domestic aviation industry. Thus, European airlines manage to save on air ticket prices, since they fly to different airports located near cities. In Russia, according to Yankov, there is no such network of air harbors.
According to the specialist, low-cost airlines in Russia will reduce prices by saving on passenger comfort. For example, “to sew up the pockets of the chairs to save money on cleaning them.