Russian Travel Digest

About 150 thousand Russians will fly on a New Year’s abroad vacation from Moscow by charter flights

“The number of passengers of charter flights, which will fly abroad from Moscow for the New Year holidays, will be amounted 150 thousand”, - informed the Executive Director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze.

"This year for the first time we can calculate this figure. This is the starting point and I hope that it will be possible to do this from other cities of the country, where the charter abroad programs are organized ", - she said.

She added that the demand for foreign holidays this year for the New Year holidays increased by 20% and on domestic routes - by 10-15%. "We see that this year is more successful than the past one, as the number of those who go abroad has increased", - underlined Lomidze.