Russians' Interest in Air Tickets Dropped Amid News about QR Codes in Transport
The bill, according to which QR codes are introduced on railway and air transport for intercity and international transport, was submitted by the government to the State Duma on November 12. "If we compare the week of November 5-11 and November 12-18, then searches for air tickets during this time fell by 9%. At the same time, bookings grew by 3%. Over the last week, bookings abroad increased by 8%. In general, this During this period, foreign flights account for 28% of bookings, "the service said.
The company noted that Russians began to look less for tickets for domestic routes. "That is, it turned out that both the search for tickets in all, and the search for tickets only in Russia fell by 9%," the press service explained.
Comparing the top destinations, Aviasales indicated that in the week of November 5-11, Turkey topped the rating, followed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hungary, Georgia, Thailand, Egypt, Greece, Croatia, Serbia and Cyprus. From November 12 to 18, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Hungary held the leadership, but then the list changes - Egypt is in fourth place, followed by Georgia, Thailand, Greece, Sri Lanka, Serbia, Cyprus closes the top ten.