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The head of Rosaviation has foretold a sharp rise in prices for air tickets

the Head of Rosaviation of Russia Evgenie Bachurin has declared that cost of air tickets in 2008 can grow on 20 - 40 percent if the problem of updating of an aircraft depot is not solved. On it informs Interfax .

It has explained that safety of transportations on become outdated the aircraft technician manages to airlines much more expensively, than by new planes. According to Bachurin that it does not happen, it is necessary to lower import duties on foreign to the aircraft technician and to increase release of domestic planes.

Evgenie Bachurin has been appointed To the fast in April, 2007, before almost year it worked on fast zamglavy Rosaviation. Since 1999 for 2006 it worked in the largest Russian airline Aeroflot the director of department for management of incomes, and then - the commercial director.

Bachurin`s Purpose was one of the last in a turn of personnel shifts in the departments supervising civil aircraft. After air crashes which have occurred in 2006, the government has decided to give all functions on supervision of civil aircraft of Rosaviation.

we Will remind that since June, 25th Rosaviation and Rostransnadzor have forbidden a number of airlines regular, charter and single flights in the European Union countries. Discrepancy of planes to requirements of the European Union and infringement of security of flight became the interdiction reason.