MOSCOW, November 14 Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the development of an action plan for the development of air transportation within the Far Eastern Federal District, aimed at its growth to 4 million passengers per year by 2030, according to the Kremlin website.
“The Government of the Russian Federation… to develop, with the participation of the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation that are part of the Far Eastern Federal District, and approve a comprehensive action plan for the development of air transportation within the Far Eastern Federal District, aimed at ensuring an increase in the volume of such transportation by 2030 by no less than up to four million passengers per year,” says the list of instructions.
According to the order, the construction and modernization of airports, airfields, heliports and landing sites should also be provided; supply of the required quantity of domestic aircraft and helicopters for regional and small aviation; reducing the cost of transporting passengers, including through the use of preferential leasing mechanisms; increasing the accessibility of such transportation for Russians. In addition, when preparing a comprehensive plan, the Cabinet of Ministers was instructed to determine target indicators for its implementation by year, volumes and sources of financing. These instructions must be executed by March 1, 2024.
Putin also instructed to ensure the implementation of this plan with the participation of regional authorities and interested organizations. The corresponding report must be submitted before September 1, 2024, then once every six months. Responsible is Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.