Direct flights to China to launch in Krasnodar

September 2, 2019 / Foreign economic activity

The direct flights to China will appear for the first time in the winter schedule of flights from the International Airport of Krasnodar. As reported by the Press Service of the Airport, the airline company Azur Air will initiate flights to the city of Sanya, on Hainan island, starting from October 27, 2019.

Boeing 767-300 that accommodates up to 336 passengers will be used to carry out flights. The flight from Krasnodar is scheduled on Sunday at 11:40a.m. Moscow time, and the arrival to the city of Sanya – on Monday at 01:40a.m. local time. The return flight from Sanya will depart on Sunday at 06:20a.m. local time and will arrive to the capital of Kuban at 08:20a.m. Moscow time. The duration of flight will be nine hours.   

In January-July 2019 the airport of the capital of Kuban serviced more than 2.5 million passengers, that is 11% higher as compared to the last year. Over 2 million people benefited from the airline services at domestic destinations, and 558.6 thousand people – at international destinations.