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Draft changes in aviation law

On June 9, 2012 the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation has prepared a draft law which seeks to permit long-overdue issue of non-refundable tickets in the practice of international airline operations.

The draft law is aimed to amend articles 107 and 108 of the Air Code of the Russian Federation (“Air code”). Article 108 of the Air code is proposed to be extended by part 2, which defines the conditions for the use of non-refundable rates. Thus, if the cost of transportation was calculated with the use of such tariffs, then in case the passenger does not uses the flight, the transportation fee is not refunded to him, except for fees that have actually not been used by the passenger.

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