8-Jul-2010 12:43 PM

Russian PM states country experiencing air travel boom

Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, stated air travel in Russia is experiencing a boom, with passenger traffic now exceeding 2008 levels (Itar-Tass, 07-Jul-2010). The Russian Government has invested EUR1.2 billion in airports over the past two years. Russian passenger traffic increased 32.3% year-on-year over 1H2010.