In Turkey, they said what will happen to the prices of air tickets for Russian tourists after the opening of a special corridor


Airlines will save at least $100 million a week by opening a special corridor that will shorten the flight route between Russia and Turkey. Its opening will allow airlines to save a lot of fuel, which will result in a lot of money. However, tourists are unlikely to wait for cheap flights — since "ticket prices are determined by the balance of supply and demand," the Turkish media assured. So most of the "cream" from the new corridor will go to air carriers — and mostly Turkish ones, which carry out the main percentage of traffic between Russia and Turkey, and tourists were happy about this early....

Recall that after the start of the special operation in Ukraine, a large area in the south of Russia was closed to civilian flights, therefore the flight range between Russia and Turkey has increased, because airlines were forced to fly around our entire south, as a result of which fuel costs have also increased, which has also risen mercilessly.

Now it has been decided to open an additional transport corridor in the Sochi area — and the number of permitted flights on this route is 15 flights per hour (360 flights per day).

In general, thanks to the corridor, the flight time to Turkey will be reduced by 30-35 minutes. Flights to Sochi will also fly along the new corridor. As a result, airlines operating flights to the south will save a total of $100 million a week on fuel.

However, a reduction in air ticket prices is not expected yet. The "balance of supply and demand" is still such that demand is high and transportation is insufficient.

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