"Ufa" international airport expands its geography of flights
In JSC "International airport "Ufa" summed the results of work for the first half of this year.
As we were informed in the marketing department of the enterprise, growth by the year of 2010 has made 17 percent for six months. The volume of passenger traffic flow increased for 28 percent and made 671692 passengers. Thus at the international routes the given indicator grew in 1,5 times and made 157946 passengers (while this indicator was 93395 people for the similar period of 2009).
In comparison with the corresponding period of the last year the total take-off weight grew for 11 percent, having made 279115 tons. The quantity of taking off- landings also increased for 11 percent and made 4837.
At the "Ufa" International airport, the number of routes considerably extended. This year besides traditional directions (Turkey, Egypt, Spain, Greece, Cyprus, Goa) such popular tourist route as Tunis was opened.
As to flights over Russia, geography expansion occurred due to northern directions: flights to the cities of Nyagan, Tyumen, Khanty-Mansiysk were opened.
It is necessary to mark that the work carried out by experts of Ufa airport allowed to open flights to Yerevan, and the flight connection with cities of Dushanbe and Khojend will be renewed in the autumn. Since September 24, the opening of regular flight to the United Arab Emirates on the route «Ufa – Dubai» is planned.