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Russia’s Transaero starts regular flights to Yerevan

February 29, 2012, 13:56 UTC+3

Transaero is Russia’s second major aviation company

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YEREVAN, February 29 (Itar-Tass) — Russia’s Transaero begins operating regular flights from Moscow to Yerevan.

The first flight was made on Wednesday.

At the initial stage, Transaero will make four flights a week from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport by Boeing-737, which offer seats in business and economy classes. From March 25, the flights will be operated every day.

Transaero’s Director General Olga Pleshakova said that passengers arriving from Armenia will be able to use Transaero’s connection flights to many destinations worldwide. Special interest will be for flights to Los Angeles, where up to one million Armenians live. This flight will be opened on April 29.

“We even plan to train flight attendants jointly with the Armenian side, so that passengers from Armenia could receive services in their native Armenian language,” she added.

Transaero is Russia’s second major aviation company, which is among 15 safedy aviation carriers in the world and among five safest aviation companies in Europe, the director general said. Over 2011, the company served over 8.4 million passengers, which is by 27.2 percent more against 2010.

Transaero has the biggest fleet of long haul wide-body aircrafts in Russia, CIS and Eastern Europe. The company’s routes go to over 150 destinations in Russia, Europe, Asia, Africa and America.


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