Siberia Airlines gives new opportunities of summer rest to Siberians
NOVOSIBIRSK, April 24, 2002. - On 26th of April summer program of Siberia Airlines chartered flights will come in force in regions. According to the program, more than 100 chartered flights will be made from Novosibirsk, Omsk and Irkutsk to nine points in six world countries. Travel Agency, which is airline property, will appear as a consolidator of the most part of flights.
Traditionally extensive charter program is planned from Novosibirsk. In the context of the program 79 flights to 9 points are planned. The program will start from two flights from Novosibisk to Sharm-Al-Sheikh (Egypt), Antalia and Bodrum (Turkey) on May holidays. Flight Novosibirsk-Antalia-Bodrum will be made on 26th of April by Il-86, flight Novosibirsk-Sharm-Al-Sheikh — on 27th of April by Tu-154. In summer Novosibirsk flights geography will be expanded as compared with last year: new flights to Saloniki (Greece), Burgas (Bulgaria) and Dalaman (Turkey) will appear. The main part of the flights will be made on Turkish route. Dalaman and Bodrum flights will be effected from June to September, once in two weeks, by Tu-154. Antalia flights will be made from June to October, weekly, by Il-86 and Tu0154. Flights from Novosibirsk to Barcelona (Spain) will be also made weekly, from June to September by Tu-204. Charters in other four directions will be effected once in a fortnight by Tu-154: to Varna, Burgas, Saloniki and Larnaka (Cyprus). Flights Irkutsk-Omsk-Antalia (from June to September) and Irkutsk-Omsk-Burgas (from June to August, for the first time) will be made from Irkutsk and Omsk, once in a fortnight. Besides, individual chartered flight to Burgas will be effected from Omsk weekly, from June to September. All the flights willbe made by Tu-154. Possibly, in the summer «Siberia» charter program will be expanded with new flights, the work on which is carried out at the moment. Particularly, the work is underway on arrangement of flights Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski — Peking, Omsk — Barcelona, Omsk — Antalia. According to 2001 results, on 13th of January Siberia Airlines was declared as a prizewinner in nomination «The best Russian airline in travel market» in Sochi. In the spring of 2002, «Siberia» airline another year was declared as a prizewinner in nomination «The best Russian airline» of the fourth contest Russian Travel Awards performed by travel newspaper TTG-Russia.