Sunday, June 25, 2017

Ural Airlines launches Expo 2020 themed aircraft

Four World Expo branded aircrafts have begun operating on Ural Airlines flights.

Ural Airlines technical specialists decorated aircrafts with the Expo 2020 logo and the phrase "Yekaterinburg World Expo 2020. Candidate City."

Ural Airlines decided to support the Yekaterinburg bid to host the Expo 2020 International Exposition. The branding of aircraft started in November. Lettering work is being performed a the airline's own cost and has been approved by the bid committee.

The city hopes that the coloring and messaging of the aircraft will enhance the city's recognition internationally and serve as additional publicity for the city and will boost its chances at hosting the exhibition.

Ural Airlines is based in Yekaterinburg and operates domestic and international flights out of Koltsovo International Airport. The company transported 3.5 million passengers in 2012. It has won the National Aviation Award "Wings of Russia" 14 times.