Siberia Airlines' German flight program in 2004
In 2004 there will be more traditional summer flights of Siberia Airlines to Hanover and Frankfurt-on-Main from Novosibirsk, Omsk and Barnaul. Apart from that some new regular direct flights will be introduced on a number of new routes: to Munich from Omsk, Barnaul and Novosibirsk and to Hanover from Kemerovo.
The German flight program from Moscow will represent the largest number of destinations and regular flights: Frankfurt-on-Main (up to 7 days a week), Düsseldorf (up to 7 days a week), Munich (up to 7 days a week), Hanover (up to 4 days a week), Stuttgart (2 days a week), Leipzig (once a week).
Beside a beneficial flight schedule from Russia to Germany, Siberia Airlines is offering its clients a wide variety of tariffs including special rates for direct flights. The ticket price from Moscow will be in the order of 199 USD, from Omsk - from 299 USD, from Novosibirsk, Barnaul and Kemerovo - from 330 USD. This will enable an individual flyer to choose a desired level of comfort and cut down their flight costs', - says Anton Yeryomin, the commercial director of Siberia Airlines.
For the convenience of Siberian passengers, special provisions have been made for the optimal connection of flights arriving in Moscow from Siberia and Far East en-route to Germany. All routes are supplied with special transit tariffs.
Also, up-to-date transfer baggage handling technology has been arranged in Domodedovo airport, which excludes the need for passengers to retrieve their baggage personally. This provides for an easy customs and passport control for the transit flyers of Siberia Airlines to Germany with only carry on luggage.
The Airlines has been paying special attention to the ?air bridge? between Russia and Germany. Siberia Airlines has a 12-year record of flights to this country. It is planning to further increase the number of flights and expand their geography both to Germany and other European countries. There are plans for introduction of the latest technologies and improvement of both on-board and ground passenger services.
Within the year 2003, Siberia Airlines carried 3,400,000.00 passengers, which is 26% more than the previous year. According to the data provided by the Transport Clearing Organization, Siberia Airlines was ranked first among Russian airlines in passenger traffic on domestic flights and second on international flights.