On June 1, Russia’s largest airline, Aeroflot, launched regular flights from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo to Marseille. The route will be operated five times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays by the 140-seat A320 aircraft. According to OAG Schedules Analyser, Aeroflot will face competition from French carrier Aigle Azur twice-weekly through the carriers A320 operations (Fridays and Sundays). The plane will depart Sheremetyevo Airport at 08:35 Moscow time, arriving in Marseille at 11:50 local time. In the opposite direction on Mondays, Saturdays and Sundays, departures are scheduled for 12:45 local time, and on Wednesdays and Fridays – at 12:55.
“Marseille is the second largest metropolis and the oldest city in France; in terms of the number of attractions and museums, it is not inferior to Paris,” TASS news agency reported.