Experts have told, where Russian tourists will fly in August
The volume of the bookings back to Russia with departure in August rose by a quarter compared to the same period last year, according to Biletix.
The average bill of customers of the service on domestic flights surpassed last year's figures by 17 percent, rising from 10.9 to 12.9 thousand rubles.
Despite the gradual opening of borders, on flights abroad accounted for only eight per cent of bookings, 92 per cent for travel in Russia. "Pent-up demand for tourism is already actively being implemented on domestic routes since June, in connection with which the dynamics of the bookings abroad may be slightly lower than on domestic routes", – said the head of the company Igor Konstantinov.
The most popular destinations in Russia in August – Sochi and Crimea: go for 25% of tourists vacationing in Russia. Anapa was chosen by 11 percent of clients of the service, SACT Petersburg- five percent, Kaliningrad – four percent of travelers.
Experts also noted the growing demand for flights to Tyumen – 3.3 times, in Tomsk, Rostov-on-don and Volgograd – more than twice and a half times more often than usual, people interested in the flights to Chelyabinsk.