19 july 2017Main news
For the first half of 2017, Novosibirsk Tolmachevo airport served 2,156,004 passengers, which is 25.9% more than last year, including 92,806 transit passengers.
29 april 2017
S7 Airlines Began Flights from Novosibirsk to Tbilisi
On 29 April, S7 Airlines, a partner of NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport, started operating direct regular flights S7 3345/3346 on Novosibirsk-Tbilisi-Novosibirsk route.
Photo by Oleg Asratyan
Direct flight from Novosibirsk to Tbilisi is operated for the first time in modern times and Tolmachevo airport is the only airport beyond the Urals, which serves regular flights to Georgia.
The flights are operated on Saturdays on Airbus A320 aircraft equipped with economy and business class cabins. The flight S7 3345 departs from Tolmachevo airport at 08:50 and arrives at 10:45 local time. The return flight S7 3346 departs from the airport of Tbilisi at 11:45 and arrives in Novosibirsk at 19:25.
Georgia is one of the most rapidly growing tourist destinations. Travelers are attracted with Georgian hospitality, diversity of tourist destinations, beauty of nature and gastronomic flair.
The president of Novosibirsk Regional Public Organization (NRPO) Community of Peoples of Georgia Merabi Tostiashvili, General Director of SG Group LLC (Siberian Georgian Group) Mariya Tostiashvili, general representative of S7 Airlines in Central Asia and Tolmachevo airport Yevgeny Chernyshev and General Director of JSC Airport Tolmachevo Evgeniy Yankilevich took part in the formal opening of the flight..
«This year the airline increases flyouts from Novosibirsk airport, making popular tourist destinations more accessible to residents of Russian regions», noted Yevgeny Chernyshev..
«"With the opening of a new flight Georgia became closer not only to Novosibirsk residents, but also to residents of Western and Eastern Siberia, taking into account suitable connections at Tolmachevo airport. I'm sure that Tbilisi – Novosibirsk destination will develop and will be in demand with Georgian airline passengers, who use Novosibirsk airport as a transfer one for further travel to China, Southeast Asia, Korea and Far East"», told Evgeniy Yankilevich.
In honor of the start of flights to Tbilisi Folk Ensemble of Georgian Dance Imedi performed at the airport. National food and traditional festive cake were offered to passengers of a new flight and guests of the event.
NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport (Tolmachevo) is the largest air hub in Russia east of the Urals on major transit routes between Europe and Asia. The capacity of domestic terminal makes up to 1,800 passengers per hour, while the international terminal capacity – up to 1300 passengers per hour. The airport has two runways of ICAO I and II Categories. In 2016 passenger traffic of the airport exceeded the mark of 4 million passengers.
S7 Airlines (brand name of SIBERIA Airlines, www.s7.ru) is a member of the global aviation alliance oneworld®. S7 Airlines operates regular flights within Russia as well as to CIS countries, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. In 2007 the airline received an official notification from IATA on the inclusion in the register of IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operators and became the second airline in Russia to successfully pass the full procedure of the international audit for conformity to operating safety standards. S7 Airlines is one of Russia's most stable airlines, it implements the latest achievements of industry in the servicing of passengers and actively expanding the range and quality of its services. S7 Airlines has the most innovative and one of the “youngest” fleets in the Russian airline market.
NRPO "Community of Peoples of Georgia" was founded in August, 30, 2010. It works for the development of spiritual and cultural traditions, strengthening of ties with historical homeland and assistance to Georgians in integration in Novosibirsk and Novosibirsk region. It is implementing a project of construction in Novosibirsk of a church named after Saint Martyr George.
SG Group (Siberian Georgian Group). The main focus of SG Group activity is to ensure partnership relations between Siberian Federal District and Georgia in tourism and culture as well as to establish and develop economic ties.