Tour operators to launch charters to Turkey and Zanzibar from Ufa
Rosaviatsia has returned to Ufa airport the opportunity to serve international flights. Nowadays, the route network to foreign countries from Ufa is still limited by Turkey. However, direct flights from Ufa to Zanzibar will also appear since November.
Pegas Touristik tour operator will fly from Ufa to Antalya 2 times a week. The flights will be operated by Nordwind airline on A321 liners on Tuesdays and Fridays. The flight program starts on November 2.
Anex Tour plans to launch flights from Ufa to Antalya in December (New Year's tours). Also, the tour operator has a flight program to Zanzibar from Ufa. The flights are operated by Azur air from November 27, once every 10 days.
Intourist company reported that the tour operator will arrange a tourist product from Ufa airport on the basis of regular international flights.
Market participants expect that over time, flights to Istanbul will be operated from Ufa. The programs to Antalya, most likely, will not be expanded - the tourist season is ending at the resorts of Turkey.
The flights of the tour operator Coral Travel to Antalya from Ufa will be operated without a technical stop in Rostov-on-Don. The first flight to Antalya is scheduled on October 30. In addition, from November 14, Coral Travel will launch a flight program from Ufa to Zanzibar. The flights will also be operated by Royal Flight with frequency 1 flight each 10 day.
At the moment, other international routes are unavailable for the regions of Russia. Tour operators are counting on a possible expansion of the geography of flights from Russia to the UAE in the winter season.
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.