Seven new flights of airline «Siberia»
On May, 25 a flight Novosibirsk - Nizhnevartovsk is begun. The flight in this route is carried out on Wednesdays and Saturdays; to the passengers taking this flight from Nizhnevartovsk, also are offered joints with "Far East" and southern flights of "Siberia" from Novosibirsk.
On May, 29 the executing of regular flight Irkutsk - Vladivostok - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski began, and which will be an addition to already existing flights Novosibirsk - Irkutsk - Vladivostok and Vladivostok - Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski. From Irkutsk the plane will fly out on Wednesdays and Sundays, and from Kamchatka - on Mondays and Thursdays.
On May, 31 for the first time will execute flight Moscow - Kiev. This flight is conveniently joined with ten morning flights of airline from cities of Siberia and make possible for Siberians, leaving from their cities in the morning, to arrive to Kiev before dinner. The new flight will be carried out on Fridays, and then the frequency of flights will be increased.
On June, 3 flight Novosibirsk - Irkutsk - Khabarovsk will be opened. This flight will be carried out on Mondays and Saturdays.
On June, 7 will be begun executing of flight Barnaul - Hanover. The opening of new flight is caused by living in Altai large German diaspora. From Hanover the passengers can free-of-charge reach anyone place of Germany, taking advantage of the agreement between "Siberia" and network of German railway "Deutsche Bahn".
At last, On June, 8 the direct flight Novosibirsk - Yuznno-Sakhalinsk will be opened. This flight will open to the inhabitants of Sakhalin an opportunity to depart to many Russian and foreign cities, using joint with flights which are taking off from Novosibirsk.
Total number of passengers transported on flights "Siberia" for first five months of 2002 will make 802 797 men, that is 67,5 % more, than in 2001. The passenger turnover of Siberian Airline for the given period also has increased in 65 % and has reached a level 2 363, 0 mln. passenger-km. At that there was an increase of commercial loading in 3, 9 % and employment of armchairs in 5,25 %, which made up 66,7 % and 69,1 % accordingly.
In 2001 Siberian Airline won the second place among Russian airtransporters on a passenger turnover. For past year by the airline more than 1 900 thousand passengers were transported. The active air park of "Siberia" for May 1, 2002 consists of 9 planes of IL - 86, of 14 Tu - 154, of 7 Tu -154b and of 2 Tu - 204-100.
On results of 2001 year Siberian Airline became the winner of IV All-Russia premium "The Crystal globe" in point of "The Best Russian airline in the tourist market". Also "Siberia" is the winner of III and IV competitions Russian Travel Awards in point of The Best Russian airline.
During the International airspace interior MAKS-2001 of edition of the well known business air editions An Airtransport review (Russia) and Aviation Week & Space Technology (USA) present to the general director of Siberian Airline Vladislav Filyov the Diploma - The Manager of the year in air transport of Russia.