Siberia Airlines Expands its Winter Schedule with Additional Flights
Most flights offered during the year are also available during the winter schedule, with the exception of seasonal routes to southern resort destinations. Flights from Moscow will operate to 38 destinations (including 15 international); from Novosibirsk to 22 destinations (11 international); Irkutsk — 5 destinations (2 international). In total, the winter schedule will include over 250 regular flights per week to 64 destinations of which 30 are international.
The winter schedule provides broad coverage of tourist routes. This includes ski resorts in Bavaria and Northern Kavkaz (Munhen, Sochi, Minvodi, Vladikavkaz), as well as warmer destinations such as Thailand, Egypt, Turkey, Arab Emirates (Bankgok, Sharm-el-Sheik, Hurgada,Antalia, Dubai). Direct routes to these destinations are operated from Moscow and Novosibirsk and are accessible to passengers residing in other parts of Russia through a convenient network of connections.
The German route program includes 9 flights from Moscow, Novosibirsk and Omsk. Flights to one of the largest airports in the world will be carried out primarily on Airbus A310 aircraft. In addition, from mid-December through mid-January , additional flights to Germany will be added in order to accommodate holiday travel.
In 2003, Siberia Airlines was ranked first among Russian airlines in Domestic volume and second in the overall number of passengers served. In 2003 alone, the airline served 3.4 million passengers.
In February 2004, Siberia Airlines received the prestigious Air Transport "Market Leadership" award. This award followed the 2003 Flight International Aerospace Award for “Corporate Strategy, which Siberia Airlines received as the first Russian company ever to do so.