Friday, June 23, 2017

Ural Airlines director general named "Person of the Year"

Sergey Skuratov, the director general of Ural Airlines, was named Delovoy Kvartal magazine's "Person of the Year" in a November 28 ceremony at Yekaterinburg Opera House.

The magazine's person of the year award is given to business leaders who demonstrate substantial contributions to the transportation industry, Ural Business Consulting reports.

Skuratov, the third person to be named the magazine's person of the year in 2012, was celebrated for Ural Airlines' successful construction of a pilot training simulator center, establishing an agreement with IT company Amadeus and launching new flights outside Yekaterinburg, according to Ural Business Consulting.

Six transportation industry leaders from the Sverdlovsk region were nominated for the prize, which was awarded on November 28. Winners are chosen by members of the regional business community.