28.04.2013

"Belavia"opens a new flight to Samara

"Belavia" expands its route network and opens a new flight Minsk-Samara-Minsk, that became the seventh destination in the Russian Federation.

Flights will be carried out 2 times a week mostly on airplanes CRJ-100/200 to the International airport "Kurumoch"

"I am confident that passengers will appreciate the services and opportunities offered by "Belavia" on international flights. A new direction for the airline's route network is, above all, an increase in passenger traffic and an additional amount of goods carried. A significant number of the passengers of the first flight from Samara - transit passengers traveling through Minsk on points in Western Europe. The first flight was made on a more capacious Boinge-737/500 to meet the increased demand from passengers, "- shared the general director of National Airline "Belavia" Anatoly Gusarov.

The cooperation between the Belarusian air carrier and the international airport "Kurumoch" will develop air traffic between the two countries, as well as to increase transit ridership through Minsk.

The international airport "Kurumoch" was put into operation in 1961. Currently, the airport has two runways, a parking space for 50 simultaneous parking of aircraft, a system of terminals with total area of ??11,340 square meters. m, as well as cargo complex with a capacity of up to 200 tons per day. Handling capacity is 750 passengers / hour, including on domestic routes - 600 passengers / hour, international - 150 passengers / hour. In 2012, the number of served international airport "Kurumoch" passengers was 1,890,483 people. Located 35 km north of Samara, 45 miles east of Togliatti.

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