OREANDA-NEWS  According to the results of the first quarter of 2024, the cost of an economy class flight in Russia increased by 25 percent compared to the same period in 2023. A significant increase in air ticket prices in the country was announced by Vedomosti with reference to Rosstat data.

So, it became known that the average ticket price for 1000 kilometers was 7,015 rubles. All last year, this figure was at the level of 6649 rubles.

According to the publication, in March 2024, the average price of an economy class flight on domestic routes increased by 23 percent compared to March last year and reached 7,345 rubles. It is clarified that the cost of tickets differed significantly depending on the region.

In particular, a flight from the Komi Republic cost an average of 14,663 rubles (+42 percent). Moreover, the most expensive flights were recorded from the Penza region — 14,716 rubles (+4 percent) and the Republic of Mari El — 13,559 rubles (+2 percent).

Earlier, Aviasales researchers reported that according to statistics, it is most profitable to buy tickets closer to the date of departure to Antalya, and as early as possible to Yerevan. Meanwhile, it is more profitable to book a flight to Sochi one to three weeks before the trip, or 100 days or earlier.