16 Oct 2019 13:28

Ural Airlines to start flying to Almaty from Yekaterinburg - Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee

ALMATY. Oct 16 (Interfax) - Ural Airlines will be opening a flight service to link Yekaterinburg and Almaty on December 22, the Kazakh Civil Aviation Committee said in a statement.

Twice-weekly flights will be served by A320 aircraft.

"A three-hour flight will depart on Fridays and Sundays at 10:00 p.m. from Yekaterinburg and on Mondays and Saturdays at 07:15 a.m. from Almaty," the statement said.

Ural Airlines, one of Russia's top five air carriers according to passengers flown, is based at Yekaterinburg's Koltsovo Airport, Domodedovo Airport in Moscow, and St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport. The company has a fleet of 46 aircraft, all built by Airbus, including twenty-five A320 planes (including one A320neo), sixteen A321, and five A319.