Ural Airlines flies 3,000,000th passenger

17 September 2013 (10:13)

September 17, 2013. Ural Airlines flew this year's 3,000,000th passenger in September.

The air carrier reports the passenger checked in for the earliest flight operated on that day – U6 264 Yekaterinburg-Moscow, at 6:50 AM on September 12, 2013.

'Congratulating this special passengers has become a good tradition for the airline, as there are more and more of them every year,' the company's press service says.

Ural Airlines keeps increasing its passenger turnover that grew 26% bigger in the eight months of 2013 compared with a year earlier. In 2012, the 3,000,000th passenger checked in for his flight in November, this year, it happened two months earlier. The air carrier intends to set a new record this year as well and fly over 4m passengers before the end of 2013.

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