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Flydubai to pay $20,000 each to crash victims’ families

Carrier organizing a program of hardship payments to the families of passengers of the plane which crashed yesterday

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Flydubai, the Dubai-based low-cost airline, has announced it is organizing a program of hardship payments to the families of the passengers of the plane which crashed at the Rostov-on-Don Airport in Russia on Saturday.

The airline announced that it would allocate $20,000 per passenger, in accordance with the Conditions of Carriage, the airline said in a statement released on its website.

The move aims to address any immediate financial needs of the affected families. The crash is believed to have killed all 62 passengers and crew on board.

“At present, our priority is to identify and contact the families of those lost in the tragic accident, and provide immediate support to those affected,” Flydubai said in a statement released on Sunday.