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Summer timetable ofáStrigino Airport: scheduled flights toáSimferopol, Sochi, Anapa andáThessaloniki

Nizhny Novgorod International Airport (belongs toáAirports ofáRegions Group) isáactively forming itsásummer timetable. Atátheámoment, theáairlines have announced several scheduled andácharter services traditionally inádemand with Nizhny Novgorod citizens inátheáholiday season. Theásummer timetable will come into full effect atáStrigino oná29áMarch, 2015.

Simferopol: from Nizhny in 2 hours 45 minutes

On Saturday, 16 May, Ural Airlinesĺ first flight will go from Nizhny Novgorod to Simferopol. From 19 May, the airline will add the second frequency - on Tuesdays, and from 31 May - on Sundays. Thus, at the beginning of the summer season it will be possible to fly to the Crimea from Strigino three times a week.

Travel time is 2 hours 45 minutes, flights will be operated with the Airbus A320. Tickets are already on sale.

Flight

Route

Days

Departure

Arrival

U6-2921

Nizhny Novgorod ľ Simferopol

Tue

Sat

Sun

16:00

08:00

19:40

18:45

10:45

22:25

U6-2922

Simferopol ľ Nizhny Novgorod

Tue

Sat

Sun

19:45

11:45

23:25

22:30

14:30

02:10

Sochi: fly with Ural Airlines and Transaero

Nizhny Novgorod-Sochi route also promises to be quite busy. The first Ural Airlines' Airbus A320 will leave for the Olympic Capital on 17 May and will continue to fly on route until 27 September once a week on Sundays.

Flight

Route

Days

Departure

Arrival

U6-479

Nizhny Novgorod ľ Sochi

Sun

05:00

07:30

U6-480

Sochi ľ Nizhny Novgorod

Sun

08:40

10:55

And from 29 May, Transaero Airline will start operating charter flights with the Boeing 737-800 to Sochi on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Anapa: weekly on Sundays

From 17 May to 27 September Ural Airlinesĺ Airbus A320 will also perform weekly flights to Anapa (Vityazevo). Tickets are already on sale.

Flight

Route

Days

Departure

Arrival

U6-491

Nizhny Novgorod ľ Anapa

Sun

Sun

15:00

U6-492

Anapa -áNizhny Novgorod

Sun

Sun

18:10

New Greek airline Ellinair launches flights to Thessaloniki

A new foreign carrier enters the Nizhny Novgorod market. On 1 June, 2015 Greek airline Ellinair launches regular flights to Thessaloniki from Nizhny Novgorod. The services will be operated on board of comfortable Boeing 737-400 with 1 frequency in 10 days. Tickets can be bought on the airline's website.

Flight

Route

Days

Departure

Arrival

EL-971

Nizhny Novgorod -áThessaloniki

Mon

Thu

04:30

04:50

08:10

08:30

EL-970

Thessaloniki -áNizhny Novgorod

Sun, Wed

23:55

03:10

Thessaloniki (IV century BC) will be of interest to tourists and business passengers. The ancient city is not far from beautiful beaches and world-famous cultural and historical sites (Mount Olympus, White Tower, Museum of Byzantine Culture, etc.), in addition, every year thousands of holiday-makers go through Macedonia Airport to the peninsula of Halkidiki. At the same time, Thessaloniki is a large commercial and industrial area, accumulating petrochemical, metallurgical, metalworking and engineering companies, as well as a major center of the textile industry in Greece.

As a reminder, in summer 2014 scheduled flights to Thessaloniki from Strigino were serviced by Astra Airlines.

rom beautiful beaches and world-famous cultural and historical sites (Mount Olympus, White Tower, Museum of Byzantine Culture, etc.), in addition, every year thousands of holiday-makers go through Macedonia Airport to the peninsula of Halkidiki. At the same time, Thessaloniki is a large commercial and industrial area, accumulating petrochemical, metallurgical, metalworking and engineering companies, as well as a major center of the textile industry in Greece.

As a reminder, in summer 2014 scheduled flights to Thessaloniki from Strigino were serviced by Astra Airlines.

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AkáBars Aero resumes flights toátheácities ofátheáVFDá

On theámorning ofá2áFebruary, 2015, aáflight toáPerm performed under theáFederal Regional Transportation Subsidy Program went from Strigino International Airport (belongs toáAirports ofáRegions Group). Also inátheáframework ofáthis program aáflight from Nizhniy Novgorod toáUlyanovsk will beácarried outáatá17:00, andátomorrow theácompany will launch services toáIzhevsk, Nizhnekamsk andáSaratov.

The regional aviation development program in the Volga Federal District in 2015 provides for the implementation of subsidized flights from Nizhny Novgorod toáseven destinations -áKirov, Penza, Izhevsk, Nizhnekamsk, Perm, Saratov andáUlyanovsk. Dexter Airline became aádesignated carrier under theáprogram. InáJanuary, theáairline operated flights toáKirov andáPenza, andánowáitsároute network also includes five destinations serviced iná2014 byáAkáBars Aero.

All Dexter Airlineĺs flights to the cities of the VFD will be performed with the Pilatus PC-12 turboprop eight-seaters (manufactured ináSwitzerland, flight range -áupátoá2,000 km, max. speed -á519ákm/h). Tickets canábeábought onátheáofficial website ofáStrigino Airport.

Flight Timetable

Route

Days

Departure*

Arrival*

Flight

Nizhny Novgorod -áIzhevsk

Tue, Thu

Sat

14:50

09:20

17:40

12:10

─Ď 212

Izhevsk -áNizhny Novgorod

Tue, Thu

Sat

13:00

07:30

13:50

08:20

─Ď 211

Nizhny Novgorod -áNizhnekamsk

Tue, Thu, Sat

13:30

15:10

─Ď 237

Nizhnekamsk -Nizhny Novgorod

Tue, Thu, Sat

16:10

17:50

─Ď 238

Nizhny Novgorod -áPerm

Mon, Wed, Fri

07:30

11:40

─Ď 227

Perm -áNizhny Novgorod

Mon, Wed, Fri

12:35

13:10

─Ď 228

Nizhny Novgorod -áSaratov

Tue, Thu, Sat

07:30

09:30

─Ď 235

Saratov -áNizhny Novgorod

Tue, Thu, Sat

10:30

12:00

─Ď 236

Nizhny Novgorod -áUlyanovsk

Mon, Wed, Fri

17:00

18:15

─Ď 226

Ulyanovsk -áNizhny Novgorod

Mon, Wed, Fri

14:40

16:00

─Ď 225

Nizhny Novgorod -áKirov

Mon, Wed, Fri

Tue, Thu

08:00

14:50

09:25

16:20

─Ď 215

─Ď 234

Kirov -áNizhny Novgorod

Mon, Wed, Fri

Tue, Thu

16:30

12:30

17:55

13:40

─Ď 216

─Ď 233

Nizhny Novgorod -áPenza

Tue, Thu, Sat

09:05

10:15

─Ď 217

Penza -áNizhny Novgorod

Tue, Thu, Sat

16:10

17:25

─Ď 218

* All local times.

Taxi Druzya becomes Striginoĺs newáofficial taxi partner

The newáofficial taxi partner -áTaxi Druzya started itsáservice atáStrigino International Airport (belongs toáAirports ofáRegions Group). Theánewápartner will provide aáshuttle service foráNizhny Novgorod citizens andáguests during 2015.

Now Chevrolet Cobalt cars notáolder than 3áyears old, technically sound, fitted with aátaximeter andábearing theácompany logo are atápassengersĺ service atáStrigino. Each caráisáequipped with airáconditioning, aáchild seat andáaáfirst aidákit. 10áminutesĺ waiting (inácase ofálate arrival ľ unlimited waiting time) isáonátheálist ofáfree options, asáwell asácompulsory life andáhealth insurance forácustomers andáassistance ináloading andáunloading ofábaggage. Ináaddition, theátaxi company canáalso arrange forátheámeeting with aásign andáprovision ofáaátour guide-driver andáanáinterpreter.

Taxi Druzyaĺs cars are parked on designated parking spaces near the passenger terminal. Passengers canámake anáorder around theáclock atátheácounter (where itáisáalso possible toápayábyáVisa andáMaster Cards) located inátheáleft wing ofátheáterminal inátheádomestic arrival area, onátheácarrier's website www.taxifr.ru or call +7 (831) 2555 -555.

RusLine launches flights from Nizhny Novgorod toáSt. Petersburg

From 26áJanuary, 2015 RusLine begins itsáflight program atáStrigino International Airport (belongs toáAirports ofáRegions Group). Russian carrier launches services onároute Nizhny Novgorod -áSt. Petersburg -áNizhny Novgorod.

Flights from Strigino to Pulkovo will be operated daily except Saturdays with comfortable Canadian Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft designed forá50ápassengers. Travel time isá1áhour 55áminutes. Sales have already started, tickets without agency fees andásurcharges canábeábought onátheáofficial website ofáStrigino Airport.

Flight

Route

Days

Departure

Arrival

7R-236

Strigino -áPulkovo

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun

13:45

15:40

7R-235

Pulkovo -áStrigino

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun

10:55

12:45

For reference: in 2014, St. Petersburg joined Striginoĺs Topá5ádestinations, theápassenger traffic grew byámore than 30%. Convenient departure andáarrival times andáattractive airfares will also contribute toátheápromotion ofánewáRusLine flights.

Strigino Airport sums upáitsáactivities iná2014

Passenger traffic atáNizhny Novgorod International Airport (belongs toáAirports ofáRegions Group) in 2014 increased byá23.4% (1,131,874 PAX). Theádomestic flow numbers 593,590 passengers representing aá27.8% climb, 538,284 passengers preferred toáflyáabroad (+á18.9% YoY). Theáaircraft departure grew byá12.3% (9449).

Scheduled flights from Strigino in 2014 went to 59 cities (26 domestic, 33 international). The most popular destinations remained:

1. Moscow (442,297 passengers, 30.3% increase)

2. Antalya (160,047 passengers, 36.4% increase)

3. Hurghada (73,862 passengers, 53.5% increase)

4. Sharm el-Sheikh (62,711 passengers, 96.3% increase)

5. St. Petersburg (45,849 passengers, 31.3% increase)

The most punctual airline in 2014 was UTair-Express.

In 2015, Airports of Regions Management Company will continue to implement the program of reconstruction and development of the existing airport complex and the construction of Striginoĺs new passenger terminal.

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