“Kurumoch” international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding) switched to the spring-summer schedule of flights. The new season will be characterized by the significant increase in the number of direct regular flights of foreign airlines from Samara.
The long-awaited novelty of the schedule – flight connection with Istanbul, three new airlines are planning to operate this route. Turkish airline “Atlasglobal” will open the new route in the end of March; on the 11th of April “Turkish Airlines” will start making flights on this route, and “Pegasus Airlines” will join in in the end of April. If the plans of the companies come true in full, by using the services of the said three carriers, it will be possible to take a flight to the capital of Turkey from Samara on all days of the week. Besides, in the end of April “Atlasglobal” airline is planning to launch direct regular flights to Antalya. Popular with passengers direct flights to Prague (Czech Airlines), Helsinki (Finnair), Saloniki and Iraklion (Ellinair), Dubai (flydubai), as well as to Burgas, Tel-Aviv and Tivat (“Ural airlines”) remain in the schedule of flights.
“This year our passengers will have a wide choice of direct flights to CIS and non-CIS countries, to the airports with excellent connection facilities — Helsinki, Prague, Istanbul. For those, who are used to flying via Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, depending on the day of the week, there will be respectively up to 17 and up to 3 flights available a day” - says Konstantin Bulinin, executive director of “Kurumoch” international airport”.
The new schedule came into force on March 27, 2017. Until the end of October the ailines will carry passengers on 46 regular direct destinations. Detailed schedule is available on the site of the airport http://samara.aero/ru/raspisanie_reysov.