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Anewproduction record wassetinKurumoch

In June, 2017 production services of Kurumoch International Airport (forms part of Airports of Regions Holding) set a new production record, having brought services to 10,318 passengers a day. Such a passenger traffic was registered on Thursday, the 21st of June, which became an absolute daily maximum for the first half of 2017 and broke the previous record set three years ago. This day there were served 46 arrivals and 45 departures. The groundhandling service of Samara Airport processed 5302 pieces of luggage of the total weight of 79.5 tons. For comparison:

  • January 21-3837 persons
  • February 21-4753 persons
  • March 21 6173 persons
  • April 21 6637 persons
  • May 21-7138 persons

*Data as of 2017

The previous daily maximum was registered on August 17, 2014. That day the airport provided its services to 9 949 passengers. The passenger traffic growth in 2017 was both due to the recovery of tourist market and airline activity on Russian and international routes.

Thenewwelcome-photo zone isopened ontheterritory ofSamara airport

An exhibition dedicated to Samara sights and Samara Region nature has been opened in domestic and international flights arrival lounge of Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding). Famous Samara photographers Vladimir Sverkalov and Vitaly Politov, as well as "Samarskaya Gazeta", Komsomolskaya Pravda-Samara, Bigvill, and 63.ru participated in its organization. The exhibition also contains a part of photo collection of Samara Region Tourism department.

The place for the exhibition was not chosen randomly, these photos are the first thing that passengers see when they come out of a boarding bridge, that is why we call it a welcome-photo exhibition. Kurumoch airport is an air gate of the region, and we want to show our guests and to remind the citizens of the unique beauty of our home, pointed out Konstantin Bylinin, Executive Director of Kurumoch international airport. The photo exhibition will run until the end of the year.

It should be reminded that recently a solo exhibition by Italian artist Marco Grassi has opened on the territory of Samara airport; it is situated on the third floor of the airport terminal in domestic flights departure area, after the departure formalities area. Besides, in domestic flight baggage claim area, there is a photo exhibition celebrating three years since the launch of Finnair flights from Samara.

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The new welcome-photo zone is opened on the territory of Samara airport

NewBuy ondeparture receive onreturn service forSamara airport passengers

Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) expands the range of passenger services. The new option Buy on departure receive on return has been available since June.

Now, after purchasing products in any shop of domestic airline airside area (after security check), a passenger can leave their purchase in the airport until their return. In this case, a shop assistant packs an item in strongbox and gives a cashier's receipt to a customer. The receipt has a sticker on it with the same number as on the strongbox, and the customer also receives a booklet containing pickup point contacts and location.

Upon returning from a trip, a passenger can pick up the item at the enquiry counter on the first floor of the passenger terminal. The Buy on departure receive on return service is free of charge.

Samara-Istanbul flight isnowdaily

Today, theTurkish operator Pegasus Airlines launche direct scheduled flights from Kurumoch international airport (forms part ofAirports ofRegions holding) onSamara-Istanbul route. TheTurkish low-coster isthe4thexternal airline tolaunch Samara-Turkey flights since thebeginning of2017. Thus, direct scheduled flights toIstanbul arenowdaily, andonecangotoAntalya onanyday.

The recovery of tourism market as well as airlines activity have returned Turkey the status of the most popular destination on Kurumoch airport schedule. Since the end of March 2017, when the first flight to Istanbul in the history of the airport took place, direct flights to this city have attracted more than 10000 passengers, while scheduled flights to Antalya more than 35000 passengers. The second most popular route in terms of passenger flow is Kazakhstan, the third the United Arab Emirates.

More information is available on the airports website in Flight Timetable section http://samara.aero/ru/raspisanie_reysov and on the airlines websites.

Airline

Departure days (direct scheduled flights)

Destination

Atlasglobal

2,3,5,6,7

Antalya

Onur Air

1,2,4,6,7

Antalya

Atlasglobal

1,4,6

Istanbul (Ataturk International Airport)

Turkish Airlines

3,5,7

Istanbul (Ataturk International Airport)

Pegasus Airlines

2,5,7

Istanbul (Sabiha Gokcen Airport)

Pegasus Airlines Turkish low-coster launches Samara-Istanbul route flights

Pegasus Airlines will carry passengers of Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) on Samara-Istanbul route. The first flight is planned for June 20, 2017. After that, Turkish low-coster will provide three direct scheduled flights a week to the Sabiha Airport, the second biggest airport of Istanbul. Departure from Samara is on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday by Boeing 737-800 and Airbus 320. Departure time on Tuesdays 5:45, on other days 5:35 (local time). More information is on the airports website in Flight Timetable section http://samara.aero/ru/raspisanie_reysov (Flight PC-461). More information on tariffs and carriage terms is available on the official web-site of the company: https://www.flypgs.com/ru

Pegasus Airlines was found in 1990, and it provides all-freight service and passenger transportation. As of 2016, airlines had 24,14 million passengers, and its fleet consisted of 82 aircrafts.

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