VLADIVOSTOK, January 31 (Itar-Tass) — Vladivostok Air (Vladivostok Avia) will offer flights on new routes from Moscow to Chita, Ulan-Ude, Abakan and Blagoveshchensk this summer, the public relations service of the air carrier told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
The company will perform flights to a total of 30 destinations in Russia and abroad. For fulfilling the extensive flight program the enterprise will use several base airports as hubs of the route network. They are Moscow’s Sheremetyevo, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok airports.
As the largest carrier in the Russian Far East and Siberia, Vladivostok Air operates scheduled domestic flights within Russia and international flights to Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as charter flights and a well established helicopter service. The main hub of operations is Vladivostok International Airport, with secondary hubs at Moscow Vnukovo International Airport and Khabarovsk Novy International Airport and a focus city in Yekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport. Prior to late September 2008, only a few flights between the cities of Vladivostok and Khabarovsk were available on Vladivostok Air, but when the Russian government decided to close Dalavia, due to high debt levels, Vladivostok Air soon announced the start of 7 additional domestic routes and 4 new international routes from Khabarovsk.
The airline’s international network will offer flights from Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to the Chinese cities of Beijing, Hong Kong, Dalian, Harbin, Japanese - Tokyo, South Korean - Seoul, Busan, and Uzbekistan’s Tashkent. The air carrier’s planes will continue to perform the popular with the Far East residents direct flights from Vladivostok and Khabarovsk to Moscow.
In addition, the company has formed flights from Vladivostok to Khabarovsk, Yakutsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Magadan, and from Khabarovsk - to Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Magadan.
Tickets for all flights of the summer schedule are available at air ticket offices, and as of March 26, tickets for all flights of Vladivostok Air will be on sale under the Aeroflot code.