Ministry of Transport abandoned the idea of ​​checking QR codes when selling air tickets

Discussion of QR codes took place in the & nbsp; department with & nbsp; participation of representatives of the aviation industry, two interlocutors confirmed. “ The adjusted position of the Ministry of Transport will be presented on December 7 & nbsp; at a & nbsp; meeting with & nbsp; deputies in the & nbsp; Committee on & nbsp; Transport of the State Duma chaired by Evgeny Moskvichev & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; reported by one of the & nbsp; sources. The chief of staff of the committee Irakli Aslamazov confirmed to Vedomosti that & nbsp; a meeting for & nbsp; discussion of this bill is indeed scheduled for & nbsp; 7 & nbsp; December.

If the & nbsp; passenger & nbsp; after the purchase of the ticket does not & nbsp; have a certificate of & nbsp; vaccination registered on the & nbsp; website of the State Service, the airline will send him a notification about & nbsp; the need to obtain such a certificate, the interlocutors of Vedomosti said. Only with the & nbsp; availability of a QR code, the carrier will be able to check-in a passenger for a & nbsp; flight (as a rule, check-in with Russian carriers starts & nbsp; a day before & nbsp; departure). If the certificate by & nbsp; this moment and & nbsp; does not & nbsp; appear on & nbsp; “ State Services '', the airline will terminate the contract of carriage and & nbsp; in & nbsp; within 30 days will have to return the full cost of the ticket. As explained to Vedomosti one of & nbsp; interlocutors, requesting information about & nbsp; availability of a certificate will not even & nbsp; the airline itself, but & nbsp; the provider of its & nbsp; inventory booking system, in which carriers store data on & nbsp; flights, fares and & nbsp; capacities. These are companies such as Saber, Amadeus, Navitaire or the Russian Sirena Travel. and & nbsp; 'Online backup systems'. Similarly, the verification of certificates will take place if the ticket is not bought directly from the & nbsp; airline, but from a & nbsp; sales agent.

The interlocutors of Vedomosti; did not & nbsp; explain how the certificate check will be carried out by & nbsp; Russians, & nbsp; who do not have a profile on & nbsp; “ State Services ''. On & nbsp; 30 & nbsp; December 2020 & nbsp; g. on & nbsp; “ State services '' 126 & nbsp; million users were registered, & nbsp; at the end of May & nbsp; & mdash; 135 & nbsp; million (no more recent data).