MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. The Russian Transport Ministry’s inter-agency commission has issued a certificate for the Pobeda low-cost airline permitting it to conduct flights between Moscow and Spain’s Reus, Russia’s aviation watchdog Rosaviatsiya said in a statement.
"Pobeda will be able to conduct four weekly flights to Reus. The airline already operates flights to the Spanish city of Girona, Catalonia. Reus is also located in Catalonia, 170 kilometers from Girona.
At the same time, the inter-agency commission has refused to issue certificates concerning flights to Bulgaria’s Burgas and Varna.
Pobeda is the first Russian low-cost airline. Its route network currently includes 37 destinations. In 2016, its passenger traffic flow grew by 38.7% reaching 4.3 mln. The company’s fleet comprises 12 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft.