Ural Airlines improves performance

17 May 2011 (09:11)

Ural Airlines’ performance indicators improved greatly in January-April 2011.

The company operated 5,496 flights over the given period (which was 39% better than in January-April 2010), including 1,145 international flights (which, considering the chartered flights, was 39% better than a year earlier), 3, 156 domestic flights (against 2,324 flights in January-April 2020), and 1,195 flights around the Commonwealth of Independent States (compared with 817 flights in January-April 2010), the company’s press service reports.

The company flew 503,693 people in the four months of 2011, which exceeded the figures for a year earlier by 26% (399,049 passengers were serviced in January-April 2010). The figure includes 124,717 people who flew internationally (including those who used the company’s chartered flights), which was 21% more than a year earlier (the company flew 103,087 international passengers in January-April 2010), as well as 269,825 domestic passengers (which was 20% better than a year earlier), and 109,151 people who flew around the CIS (which was 53% better than a year earlier).

To increase its passenger turnover even further, Ural Airlines are about to launch a number of new flights. For one, new international flights from Ufa to Larnaka and Burgas, from Krasnoyarsk to Harbin, and from Samara to Larnaka, Varna, Pula, Tivat, Saloniki, and Barcelona will become available in June 2011.

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