30,6% of increase on foreign destinations: the results of Kazan international airport during the period January – August 2018
Kazan international airport publishes its operational figures according to the results of the first eight months 2018.
In the period of the past eight months of 2018 Kazan international airport has served 2 145 606 of passengers, that is 25, 3% (433 860) more in comparison with the same period in 2017. There were performed 12 196 of flights.
785 431 of passengers travelled on international flights, the increase was 30,6%. The most positive dynamics showed such flights as Dubai +108,6%, Djerba +106,6%, Bodrum +62,9%, Phuket +38,4%, Dalaman +32,7%, Bangkok +24,9%, Istanbul +24,7%, Riga +17,5%, Antalya +17,2%, Thessaloniki +15,1% and Frankfurt am Main +7,4%.
In 2018 flights were opened in the new international destinations: Alanya, Batumi, Bologna, Minsk, Pardubice and Tbilisi. Previously performed (until 2016) flight to Sharjah has been reopened.
1 360 576 of passengers travelled on domestic flights, the increase was 22,5%. The most positive dynamics among domestic destinations showed flights to Anapa +222,4%, Yekaterinburg +80,8%, Sochi +38,1%, Saint-Petersburg +28,2% and Moscow +15,6%.
Domestic destinations are 63,41% of the total passenger flow regarding Kazan international airport.
New domestic destinations: Barnaul, Volgograd, Voronezh, Makhachkala, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Tomsk, Yaroslavl.
Kazan international airport is a five-time «Best Regional Airport Russia and CIS» winner according to the independent research consulting company Skytrax. In terms of volume of passenger flow Kazan international airport occupies one of the leading position in the Volga region of Russia. The airfield of Kazan international airport is certified for the 1 category ICАО, that allows providing aircraft acceptance and release in bad weather conditions. Due to the high carrying capacity the airport runway is suitable for acceptance of heavy aircrafts such as Airbus 380, Boeing 747 and others. The route network includes more than 70 of Russian and international destinations. More information is on the official website of the airport www.kazan.aero