Analysis of winter flight program from Ural, Russia
In winter schedule of Ekaterinburg international airport Kolzovo there are 81 destinations 39 of which are international. The features of the season are the new destinations. The first is the regular direct flights to the Dominican Republic (La Romana airport) by means of Azur Air company on Boeing 777-300ER: total seats number — up to 531, with business class (7-42 seats). Anex tour operates this flight once in a fortnight. The second new destination is Alma-Ata also on the regular base. And Munich is the new destination towards the Europe on A-321 air craft of Ural airlines company.
Traditionally there are many flights to Thailand from Ekatenburg: to Phuket and Utapao on B-767 operated by Azur Air company, and to Bangkok with Ural airlines on A-320NEO air craft.
To Vietnam one can get to Nha trang on B-767 with Royal Flight air company affiliated with Coral travel operator and to Fukuok on B-767 of Azur Air.
China is represented by Beijing airport 4 times a week and Harbin twice a week on A-320 of Ural airlines, Sanya airport with IFly on A-330 operated by Tez tour, Ordos once a week on A-320 and Haikou on A-321 NEO of Ural airlines, operated by Tartus tour.
Azur air has two weekly flights to Indian state Goa on B-757 air craft and one more flight on B-767 is fulfilled by Royal flight air company.
The flight program to Colombo (Sri Lanka) from Ekaterinburg is planned on the wings of Azur Air company affiliated with Anex tour operator.
Two international airports in UAE will meet guests from Ekaterinburg. To Dubai operators Intourist, More travel, Unex, Art-tour, Russian express and Space travel will fly on air company flydubai which renews the direct flights on Boeing -737. To Sharjah the tour operator Biblio-Globus keep the flight program as at the last year.
Among European destinations there are Larnaka, Barcelona, Prague 6 times a week A-320, Rome twice a week on A-320NEO/ A-320 and Paris on A-320 once a week on Ural airlines.
Israel is presented by the flights to Eilat and Tel Aviv on regular base and Tui operator will arrange tours to this country for the Ural region.
In winter schedule several air carriers announced the flight programs to Turkey. 5 flights a week to Istanbul will be fulfilled by Turkish airlines 3 times a week on A-319 and Red wings on A-321 twice a week. To Antalya once can choose between 5 weekly flights of Azur Air on B-767 and 4 flights a week of Red wings on A-321.
Marina Eremeeva, worked more than 17 years in travel agency business, first on the position of sales manager, and later as director and co-owner of «4 Tours», one of the biggest travel agency in Rostov-on-Don (Southern part of Russia). Graduated from Rostov State Pedagogical Institute (Russia) with specialisation in Foreign Languages, and from Rostov Institute of International Economy (Russia) with specialisation in International Economy, Marina is focused on analysis of sales of different destinations from Russia. Recently Marina works in Baginet Sales and Marketing Agency.