Ural Airlines is reaching out to India


The potential of the outbound tourist market from India to Russia has prompted tUral Airlines to start flights from various cities in India via Yekaterinburg to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and to the other cities in Russia along with offering connections to other prime destinations in Europe. With tourism from India to Russia growing at 30% the Indian market deserves attention.
A representative of Ekaterinburg (SVX) airport, will participate OTM 2018 to give the full info concerning the flights and cooperation with the carrier Ural Airlines.

Ural Airlines: is the primary airline of Airport Koltsovo in Yekaterinburg and one of the largest rapidly developing Russian airlines. New Russian, CIS, and international destinations are added to the airline’s route map every year. In recent years the airline’s annual passenger traffic increases by approx. 40% per year. In 2013 Ural Airlines carried about 4.5 million passengers.  Ural Airlines has many years’ experience in the Russian transportation industry. The airline’s history began in 1943 as Sverdlovsk United Air Squadron was established on the basis of Sverdlovsk Koltsovo Airport. In 1993, after the official division of the Sverdlovsk Aviation Enterprise into an airline and an airport, the Ural Airlines brand was established. The airline’s key business areas are passenger and cargo air services, air ticket sales and booking, aircraft repair and maintenance

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Airports of Regions: Airports of Regions is a leading airport holding in Russia with Renova Group as the strategic investor. The holding implements projects with a volume of private investments exceeding 30 billion Rubles. Today the Airports of Regions Holding includes Koltsovo Airport (Ekaterinburg), Kurumoch International Airport (Samara), Nizhny Novgorod International Airport (Strigino) and Rostov-On-Don Airport. The joint passenger flow in 2016 amounted to 9,267,314 people. Besides, the construction of two new airports – Yuzhnyi in Rostov-On-Don (Platov) and Centralnyi in Saratov – is underway, also managed by Airports of Regions.

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