Krasnodar Airport welcomed Angara Airlines’ inaugural flight from Nizhnevartovsk on Saturday 23 May. A special cake was created to mark the occasion. The service will operate until mid-September and will compete directly with UTair’s weekly service.
- Angara Airlines has introduced a weekly (Saturday) service on the 2,997-kilometre Russian domestic sector between Nizhnevartovsk (NJC) and Krasnodar (KRR). The route, which launched on 23 May and will operate until 12 September, will be flown by the airline’s Antonov An-148-100s and will compete with the existing weekly service offered by UTair. Angara Airlines operates a fleet of 18 aircraft (a variety of Antonovs) and 15 helicopters. The airline’s on-line booking tool lists a total of 23 airports from which scheduled services are offered including Kazan, Novosibirsk, Ufa and Vladivostok. Formed in 2000 the carrier’s primary operations are in Siberia. See how Krasnodar Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.