OREANDA-NEWS Aeroflot will receive almost half of the total subsidies allocated for flights within Russia, according to the Rosaviatsiya website. Aeroflot will receive 49.9 billion rubles out of a total of 100 billion rubles for flights within Russia, the agency said.

They added that subsidies will be granted to 32 Russian airlines. In this case, of the 49.9 billion rubles allocated to "Aeroflot" about 25.7 billion rubles will receive the flagship airline itself, 13.9 billion will go to "Pobeda" and 10.3 billion rubles will go to the carrier "Russia".

Earlier on Wednesday, the Russian Ministry of Transport signed agreements with 20 airlines to refund passengers for cancelled flights on domestic flights from February 24 to July 1, as well as on international flights from February 24 to October 31. It is noted that the total amount of transferred subsidies was 16.9 billion rubles. In August and October, the Ministry of Transport will sign new agreements on refunds for air travel.