From the 1st till the 9th of May of 2017 “Kurumoch” international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) serviced 58,8 thousand passengers, which is 45% more than the same indicator for the last year. During this period airlines made 313 sorties.
Nearly third of the aggregate passenger traffic - 18,8 thousand people — travelled by international flights. Airport statistics clearly demonstrates the fast-moving dynamics of return of interest for international tourism: last year the number of passengers who travelled by direct foreign flights, amounted to just 6,5 thousand people. Тhus, the international passenger traffic of the airport of Samara in the beginning of May of 2017 practically increased three times. 50% of passengers (9,4 thousand) used the destination Samara-Antalya. This nearly 9 times exceeds the result of the Russian rival of Turkey – Sochi, which was chosen by 1022 passengers.
Among domestic Russian destinations one can point out Saint-Petersburg, the passenger traffic to this city from Samara increased by 90%. Thus, the top-ten destinations, popular among passengers of “Kurumoch” following the results of May holidays, is the following: Moscow, Antalya, Saint-Petersburg, Alma-Aty, Istanbul, Ekaterinburg, Dubai, Larnaka, Sochi (the cities are given with the decrease of the passenger traffic).