Flight Program from Rostov-on-Don in summer season 2019
International airport Krasnodar named after Ekaterina II has started its history in 1932 when 7 air crafts arrived here for agricultural works. A year later the air base Pashkovskaya was founded. Now the airport is situated 12 km away from the city center. Today it is Krasnodar region airport the 3-d large region of Russian Federation. It serves also such resorts as Anapa, Eisk, Sochi, Novorossiysk, Tuapse and mountain republic Adigeya. The airport’s network includes 58 internal and foreign destinations by means of 40 air companies, 30 of them are international. The technical equipment of the airport can afford the arrival of the modern types of the planes such as Boeing 737, 767, Airbus А319, A320, A330. The airport bandwidth equals 1000 persons per hour for the internal air lines and 400 persons per hour for the international flights.
In 2018 this airport served more than 4,1 mil persons. But today we are to speak about summer flight program for the tourists to arrange their resort plans. So, what can the citizens of this south region allow themselves for the holidays in summer 2019?
The main summer destination of the year is Turkey. To Antalya one can fly on North Wind air company on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. This charter will fly till 26/10/2019.
Pegasus is the regular flight, its days of departure are: Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Dalaman airport in Turkey is able on Monday and Thursday till 17/10/2019.
To Bodrum tourists can go on Monday till 23.09.2019.
So, one can choose among 11 departures to Turkey each week of this summer. In comparison to Platov airport in Rostov-on-Don this number is less, as there are 26 departures a week to Turkey from Rostov-on-Don.
The second destination according to flights number is Greece in Krasnodar.
The very specific feature of this airport for the south of Russia is the regular flight to Athens on Saturdays till 26.10.2019.
Crete island (Heraklion) is reachable once in 10 days on the wings of Northern Wind till 07.10.2019.
To Rhodes airport Diagoras one can fly each Wednesday till 18.09.2019 on the Royal Flight air company.
And Makedonia airport in Thessaloniki is in the airport schedule on Monday till 21.10.2019. Ellin Air company works on this destination.
All in all there are 15 flights to Greece a month from Krasnodar. From Rostov-on-Don this destination is presented by 19 flights a month, but the main number of them go to Thessaloniki and there is no Athens and there is no more Rhodes destination. So, Krasnodar gives tourists more variety of arrival places in Greece.
Tunisia is represented by 2 airports. To Monastir once in 10 days, fly with North Wind air company till 26/10/2019. To Enfida airport You can fly with Azur Air once in 10 days according the schedule till 20/10/2019. Tunisia from Krasnodar has the same number of flights as from Rostov-on-Don.
Also once in 10 days Azur Air can deliver You to Barсelona in Spain. This destination will be able till 30.09.2019.
In Rostov-on-Don the flight to Barcelona goes once a week.
To Rimini airport the local tourists can get on Saturday till 26.10.2019 thanks to Ural Airways.
Italy is out Platov’ airport schedule this summer at all.
On Sunday You can go to Prague in Check by means of Ural Airlines till 20.10.2019.
Rostov-on-Don has two flights a week to Prague.
Cyprus is presented by Larnaka airport in Krasnodar. Ural Airlines can deliver You there on Sunday during 31.03.19 - 20.10.19,
on Wednesday during 24.04.19 - 23.10.19,
on Monday during 29.04.19 - 21.10.19,
Сon Friday during 24.05.19 - 20.09.19.
And the other flight of Azur Air is in the schedule to Larnaka during the period on Friday: 24.05.2019 - 08.11.2019.
So, at the moment there four flights a week to Larnaka from Krasnodar. This destination is more presented in this airport in comparison to Rostov-on-Don.
There is the regular flight to Dubai in UAR on Fly Dubai on Tuesday and Saturday. That is the regular flight.
This country is not presented in summer flight program from Rostov-on-Don.
Serbian airport in Belgrad is rather unique destination from the south of Russia. That is also the regular flight of Air Serbia and is fulfilled till 26.10.19 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This country is not presented in summer flight program from Rostov-on-Don.
Moldavian capital Kishinev is presented by Air Moldova as the regular one. It flies on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday till 26.10.2019,
on Wednesday till 11.09.2019,
on Thursday till 09.09.2019. This country is not presented in summer flight program from Rostov-on-Don.
What is the conclusion can we make comparing two biggest cities in the south of Russia? The total number of flights is bigger in Rostov-on-Don. But the choice of flights is wider in Krasnodar. And that is not only the result of TOs work but also the airports achievement having several unusual destinations during the summer period on the regular base. Later on in autumn we hope to get the exact number of tourists having used both airports to compare the results. It is rather important to understand how the development of flight network and the tourism flourishment are interconnected.
Russian Travel Digest thanks the press service of international airport Krasnodar named after Ekaterina II for the informational support.