Ural Airlines spends 67.7% more on overhaul and repairs in 2005

3 May 2006 (11:46)

Ural Airlines JSC summed up its achievements in the first quarter of 2006. According to the company’s spokesperson, the passenger turnover has come to 367, 557,000 passenger/kilometers, which is an increase of 19% against a year earlier. 153,098 (18% more) people have used the airline since the beginning of the year, with the ratio of occupied seats coming to 67.5%.

The carrier has performed a total of 1,759 flights, of which 1,343 were within Russia, 129 flights were to the countries of the NIS, and 286 were international ones. In the summer, the maximum daily number of flights is predicted to grow to over 30. 1452 flights are expected to be performed during the highest-season summer month.

In 2005, the carrier performed overhaul of five aircrafts, with repair and maintenance expenses coming to 495m RUR, which exceed the figures for 2004 by 67.7%.

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