"Kurumoch” international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) during January of 2017 serviced 15% more passengers than during the same period of the last year – 159,6 thousand passengers compared to 138,9 thousand. The highest increase of the passenger traffic is observed at international flights, the increase amounted to 70%, in January these routes were used by 28 thousand passengers. The passenger traffic increase at domestic flights amounted to nearly 8%. In January of 2017 the airlines, making flights from the airport of Samara, made 854 sorties.
It is notable, that the increase of the passenger traffic is due to the launching of new destinations during the winter season, the flights on which were not performed a year ago - Alma-Aty, Antalya, Tel-Aviv, Krabi (Thailand), as well as due to development of popular flights, such as Saint-Petersburg (+46%), Dubai (+63%), Sochi (+35%), Prague (+24%).
Please keep in mind, that the web-site of the airport of Samara in the section “Tourism” http://samara.aero/ru/turizm contains monitoring of the prices of travel products with departure from Samara. Analysis of prices for package tours shows, that the price of many travel products with departure from Samara and from Moscow is practically the same, but in the latter case one will have to add the price of the flight Samara-Moscow-Samara to the budget of the trip.