Date: 7 months ago   Category: Russia

The Ministry of Transport has suggested to punish airlines for "excess" passengers


For cases of intended sale of bigger number of tickets, than is available places on the plane (overbuking), it is offered to impose financial liability. Such initiative was taken by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, RBC with reference to the representative of the ministry reports. Department considers that the size of a penalty has to correspond to world practice, but taking into account the Russian realities. It is supposed that such decision will allow to protect effectively the rights of passengers and will be sensitive, but feasible for airlines. The ministry has specified that penalties will be raised not in favor of the state, and in favor of the passenger. To prepare the relevant amendments and to manage to carry out them through all legislative cycle Ministry of Transport counts until the end of 2018. Materials on teme00:14 — your flight отменяетсяЧто need to be known on November 27, 2016, going to a travel самолетомВ September with an initiative to rigidly limit sale of tickets by airlines to avoid an overbuking, the First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on transport and construction Vitaly Yefimov acted. The deputy of the Duma from Just Russia Igor Ananskikh suggested to oblige airline to compensate the cost of the ticket to passengers who lacked the place in the liner because of rebooking in a tenfold size. But this initiative was criticized by experts. According to them, the innovation will lead to the essential growth of tariffs for flights. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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