Flight ticket price might be cut by 20-40 percent

2017-06-14 13:38:27
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Price of flight tickets can be reduced by 20-40 percent, said the officials during a press conference held yesterday, June 13, by the Ministry of Road and Transport Development, the General Authority of Civil Aviation, Hunnu Air and Aero Mongolia Companies.

“The Ministry has been seeking opportunities of lowering the ticket prices through persuading to amend the international air relations agreements of Mongolia. Initially, the agreement between Mongolian and South Korean civil aviations is being changed, so that passengers can enjoy cheaper flights”, said Deputy Minister B.Tsogtgerel.

According to him, the government has been making efforts to maintain a price liberation policy and increase frequency of flights. Chairman of the General Authority of Civil Aviation L.Byambasuren informed the gathered that, for the above mentioned objective, Hunnu Air has been conducting direct flights to Ulan-Ude of Russia and MIAT, to Busan of South Korea.

MIAT has released a new flight route from Seoul to Busan, and intends to fly directly to Bangkok.

The negotiation meeting is expected to take place in Ulaanbaatar on June 28 and 29 on amending the air relations agreement between Mongolia and South Korea.

Deputy Minister B.Tsogtgerel told that he has met with the delegates of the South Korean Asiana Airlines the day before, and that the visiting delegates have proposed to conduct direct flights between Incheon and Ulaanbaatar. 
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