OREANDA-NEWSIn May, S7 Airlines carried 281 thousand passengers and for the second month in a row became the largest air carrier in Russia, follows from the operational data of the Federal Air Transport Agency.

In total, in May this year, Russian airlines carried 946 thousand passengers, which is 91.3% lower than a year earlier. In April, the decline was 91.8% in annual terms (771 thousand passengers). "According to operational data, in May of this year, Russian carriers served 946 thousand passengers, which is -91.3% compared with the same period last year. Passenger traffic decreased by 92.5% and amounted to 1.984 billion passenger kilometers," the statement said.

Federal Air Transport Agency. “In just five months of 2020, 24.97 million passengers were transported (-44.6%)".