Thursday, December 14, 2017

Koltsovo International services over two million in first half of 2014

Last week, Koltsovo International Airport announced that it has serviced more than two million passengers in the first half of 2014--an 8.3 percent increase over last year.

Of the more than two million passengers traveling through Koltsovo, 1.06 million were domestic travelers--an increase of 14.9 percent over the previous year--and 953,000 were international travelers, an increase of 1.7 percent over the previous year.

In the first six months of 2014, the airport opened 55 new domestic routes and 66 new international routes. Some of the most notable new domestic routes serviced by Koltsovo include Hanover, Patras, Kurgan and Omsk.

In total, 54 airlines operated out of Koltsovo as of June 2014. New carriers include iFly, which travels to Antalya, and Greek Ellinair which operates regular flight service to Kerkyra.

In June alone, Koltsovo airport served 468,721 passengers, an increase of 11.1 percent over the previous year. Of those passengers, 233,511 were traveling to domestic locations--a 21.5 percent more than in 2013--and 235,210 were traveling to international locations, 2.3 percent more than in 2013.