Date: 7 months ago   Category: Society

Russians became more rare to buy tours to Israel after the incident about Il-20

Residents of the Russian Federation began to fly less often to Israel against the background of strain of relations of Moscow and Tel Aviv, Interfax with reference to the press secretary of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Irina Tyurina reports. On September 17 the Russian Il-20 with 15 servicemen has been brought down by the Syrian ZRK S-200 which has launched a missile on the Israeli fighters. The Russian Defense Ministry has conferred responsibility for the event on Israel. – Tour operators note that the conflict has affected demand, applications since September 17 became less. Someone even speaks about refusals. Tourists worry, it seems to them that all this occurs in the sky over Israel, – Tyurina has noted. She has added that some companies haven't noticed recession of sales, however note lack of demand for tours for New year. Earlier on air tickets to Israel reported booking services about decrease in sales. By different estimates, it makes from 5% to 30%. Photo: Google.Images to Share: Israel Il-20 of RUTI