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International Airport “Kazan” has improved its operating performance in the first quarter of the year 2014

Within three months of the current year passenger flow of the international airport “Kazan” has comprised 358 798 people. It is 17.3 % more than in the same period of the previous year.

203 791 people have been carried by domestic airlines in the first quarter. It is 24.6 % (+39 651 passengers) more than during the same period in 2013. Flight to Moscow is still the most popular one – 167 000 people. Besides, passengers have often flights to St.Petersburg and Sochi; and transit flights Kazan-Ufa-Surgut and Kazan-Chelyabinsk-Novosibirsk are performed on demand. 26 00 passengers have been carried on these flights for the reporting period.

Passenger flow on international flights has increased by 12% and comprised 155 007 passengers. The growth rate in passenger number has comprised 16 549 people if compared with the last year indices. Nearly 27 500 passenger have been carried by air to the countries of near abroad and about 125 000 passenger – to the far-abroad countries. In this category flights to Dushanbe and Khujand (CIS countries), and touristic flights: Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), Dubai and Sharjah (UAE), Bangkok and Phuket (Thailand), Istanbul (Turkey), Goa (India) are among the most popular flights.

Sortie rate growth for the period from January to March has increased by 26.7% (+607) as compared with the same period of the previous year.

In March the passenger flow has reached almost 135 000 people, thus increasing the last year indices by 22.2%. In this month flight to Moscow traditionally turned to be of high demand: nearly 67 000 passengers were transported by air. As for Privolzhsky District, flight to Perm became leading – about 1000 people. The most popular international lines were: CIS – Dushanbe – 2836 people, near abroad – Hurghada – 13095 passengers, and Sharm el-Sheikh – carrying 7932 passengers.

“International Airport “Kazan” – is one of the leading airports of Russia, the best regional airport of Russia and CIS countries according to the SkyTrax opinion, it is recognized as the best airport of Russia by the “Aviaport” agency rating. En-route chart of the company counts to more than 55 domestic and international flights.

By the results of the year 2013, 1 mln.847 thousand 258 passengers have made use of International airport “Kazan” services; it is at 24.2% more than in the previous year.  

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