Intourist announced the start of charter program to Istanbul
In the beginning of November, charter flights of Intourist start from Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Rostov-on-Don, Kazan and Ufa to Istanbul. The program will last till March 2020. The operator cooperates with Red Wings air company. The craft for the program will be Airbus A321-200 for 220 passengers in one class layout. The frequency of flights from Moscow will be 3 times a week, from Ufa — once a week and from other four cities — twice a week. Tour operator says that this frequency may be increased if necessary.
In fact, that is the first time when such a wide flight program is arranged to Turkey capital. Up to now the tour product for Istanbul was suggested on the base of the regular flights. The tour operator motivates the decision by the growth of interest to excursion tours to Istanbul. This information is confirmed by Istanbul hoteliers. Moreover, the launch of new Istanbul airport have also played the role in this decision, as the new port give the opportunity to come to the destination for the new air companies.
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 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.