9m+ Passengers Fly with Ural Airlines in 2018

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, January 15, 2019. More than nine million people flew with Ural Airlines last year.

According to the air carrier’s press service, Ural Airlines offered their services to 9,000579 passengers (up 13% on the year 2017), including 4,894,305 passengers on domestic flights, 2,283,595 passengers on international flights, and 1,822,679 passengers on flights to and from the CIS member states. The airline operated 61,634 flights in 2018 all in all (+11% on a year earlier), including 33,917 domestic flights, 14,766 international flights, and 12,951 flights to and from the CIS member states. The airline’s passenger turnover thus rose by 13% and came to 21,697,971,000 passenger-kilometers.

579,192 people flew with Ural Airlines in December 2018, which exceeded the figures for one year earlier by 3%. 307,473 people were passengers on domestic flights, 95,729 people on international flights, and 175,990 people on flights to and from the CIS member states. Ural Airlines operated 4,471 flights in December 2018 (up 3% on a year earlier), including 713 international flights, 2,370 domestic flights, and 1,388 flights to and from the CIS member states.

The air carrier introduced a number of new destinations last year, for example, from Vladivostok to Sapporo, from Zhukovsky to Almaty and Prague, from Moscow to Frankfurt, from Saint Petersburg to Frankfurt, from Moscow to Surgut, and from six different Russian cities to Bologna. The airline also started operating flights from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport to Yekaterinburg, Simferopol, and Sochi.

Ural Airlines also purchased four more aircraft: three A321 liners and one A320 one. The company now operates forty-seven airplanes all in all.


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