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.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.