According tothe current data, the total number of passengers travelled through Kurumochlast February amounted to 87,896 (an increaseof 23.5% over the corresponding month in 2009). There was a notable growth inpassenger traffic on practically all scheduled flights to and from Samara. Thenumber of air travellers handled at the Airport in February 2010 on scheduleddomestic and international flights increased by 19.3% and 43.2%, respectively.
The mostpopular destinations among passengers flying from Kurumoch last February were Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Saint Petersburg, Surgut, Prague,and Dushanbe,but also Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh.
Thesame story applies to cargo traffic. The total volume of mail and cargo (including transit cargo) handled at the Airport inFebruary 2010 rose by 31.5% over the level recorded in thecomparable prior year period.
Theroute network of airlines flying from Samara is expected to be much wider inthe summer timetable 2010. Passengers will soon be able to choose among newdomestic and international destinations, which will be served directly from Kurumoch Airport.
Suchcarriers as “UTair”, “S7 Airlines”, “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines”, “Orenburg Airlines”, “Avianova”,“Rossiya” STC showed the most considerable increase in the figures of February 2010.Kurumoch International Airporttogether with air carries is constantly striving to widen their route networkas well as to increase the frequency of flights on the existing destinations.