23 Mar 2010 16:36

Irkutsk Airport to gain 14 new destinations in spring-summer

IRKUTSK. March 23 (Interfax) - FGUP Irkutsk Airport will offer fourteen new flight destinations on its spring-summer schedule, the airport press service told Interfax.

Kavminvodyavia intends to fly from Irkutsk to Krasnodar, Sochi, Anapa, and Minvody in the summer, and offer flights to Samara and Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the spring. The airline is also considering flights to Khudzhand in Tajikistan and Osh in Kyrgyzstan.

Aero Mongolia resumes flights to Ulan Bator in May.

There will be regular flights between Irkutsk and Seoul provided by Korean Air on Boeing 737s.

Plans call for a start to Irkutsk-Munchen charter flights by Hamburg International Airlines on Airbus 319s. If there is demand, they will become regular flights in 2011.

Three carriers will be flying to Antalya this summer - S7, Nord Wind, and VIM Avia. Nord Wind will also continue flying to Bangkok, so flights to Thailand will become available year-round.

China Postal Airlines will resume flights to Irkutsk. The airline announced intentions to fly several flights in April on Boeing 737-300s and 737-400s.

KrasAvia has on its spring-summer flight schedule a number of trips to Krasnoyarsk, Blagoveshchensk, and Khabarovsk. UTair Express, a UTair (RTS-TMAT) subsidiary, will fly to Ust Kut, Kirensk, and Bodaibo. And Kavminvodyavia will start flying to Blagoveshchensk, Krasnoyarsk, and Khabarovsk.