Manchester shopping mall evacuated following terror attackWorld May 23, 13:44
Lavrov warns Syria’s plight will drag on if efforts to divide it continueRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 23, 13:41
Forces behind Manchester attack seek to spread panic across globe, Russian think tank saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 23, 13:31
Russia's Black Sea Fleet holds drills in MediterraneanMilitary & Defense May 23, 13:27
Russia’s state arms seller to showcase drones with proven combat record in SyriaMilitary & Defense May 23, 13:18
Press review: Russia to cut Council of Europe 'dues' and Black Sea powers argue in TurkeyPress Review May 23, 13:00
Security stepped up for Europa League final in Stockholm after Manchester attackSport May 23, 12:34
Steven Seagal may star in TV show on getting free land in Russia's Far EastSociety & Culture May 23, 12:00
SPIEF 2017 participants can look forward to rich cultural and sports programmePress Releases May 23, 11:43
MAGADAN, December 17 (Itar-Tass) — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin instructed the Finance and Transport ministries to spread the discount air traffic programme to women over 55, starting from April 1, 2012.
Speaking on Saturday at a meeting on accessibility of air flights, the cabinet head noted that young people and citizens over 60 enjoy privileges in purchasing air tickets.
“Women in our country are pensioned off five years earlier – at 55. I believe it would be right to cut the level of discount air traffic for women to 55 years. I request the Transport and Finance ministries to calculate this figure,” Putin said.
“It should be done that women can enjoy this privilege already from April 1, 2012,” he added.