The Russian Aeroflot airlines intends to transfer ticket prices from dollars into euros in September-October, Yevgeny Bachurin, commercial director of the airline said at a press conference on Thursday.
"This will lead to some increase in ticket prices for Russian passengers, but it will be insignificant," he noted.
Bachurin recalled that Aeroflot fixed the dollar rate at 30 rubles from February 1st. "This is not only Aeroflot's decision but also that of other airlines. The dropping dollar rate observed today exceeds our expectations, which is why the company had to make this decision."
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