16 january 2020Main news

Tolmachevo Airport Passenger Traffic Increased by 838,000 in 2019 Tolmachevo Airport Passenger Traffic Increased by 838,000 in 2019

Last year, the Tolmachevo airport has served 6,747,151 passengers (+14.2%). The number of passengers on domestic flights has amounted to 4,903,212 (+14.5%), and on international flights to 1,843,939 (+13,3%).

6 june 2019

Official Opening of Flights to Batumi Was Held at Tolmachevo Airport

S7 Airlines, a partner of Tolmachevo airport, started operating new direct regular flights S7 5585/5586 on Novosibirsk-Batumi-Novosibirsk route. Flights are operated from 5 June on Wednesdays on Airbus A320neo aircraft with a two-class configuration (economy and business).

Flight S7 5585 departs from Tolmachevo airport at 10:20 and arrives at Batumi international airport at 12:30. The return flight S7 5586 departs from Batumi at 13:30 and arrives in Novosibirsk at 21:10. All times are local.

On 5 June official flight opening ceremony was held at Tolmachevo airport. The event was attended by the President of Novosibirsk Regional Public Organization (NROO) "Georgian People's Community" Merabi Tostiashvili, general representative of PJSC Siberia Airlines in the countries of Central Asia and Tolmachevo airport Yevgeny Chernyshov and the head of Aviation Business Development Department Igor Leontyev.

Photo by Andrey Neiman

On the occasion of the start of flights to Batumi, Georgian songs were heard at the airport and the ensemble of Caucasian dances "Kavkasioni" performed there. National food and traditional festive cake were offered to passengers and guests of the event.

Photo by Andrey Neiman

Photo by Pavel Osokin

Photo by Andrey Neiman

As noted by Igor Leontyev, the new flight will be popular not only among passengers from Novosibirsk, the region and neighboring regions, but also among those passengers who fly from Batumi to the cities of the Far East, Eastern Siberia, China, South-East Asia and back.

Passengers from the cities of Siberia and Far East – Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Yakutia – will appreciate the comfort of travel with convenient connections at Tolmachevo airport. At the same time, the flight will be of interest for residents of Batumi for transfers to subsequent flights, for example, one can go to Beijing, Irkutsk, Blagoveshchensk, Vladivostok with a short connection in Novosibirsk.

Photo by Andrey Neiman

Photo by Pavel Osokin

Batumi is a well-known Black Sea resort, the capital of the Georgian Republic of Adzharia. This city will be of interest for those, who prefer beach holidays as well as for those, who like outdoor activities and those, who choose gastronomic tourism. Batumi became the second city of Georgia, having air communication with Novosibirsk. Just to remind, on 29 April, 2017, for the first time since the early 1990s, there were resumed direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Tbilisi.

S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, is a member of the one world® global aviation alliance.The airline has a wide network of domestic routes, with their home base at the air transportation hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to the CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific region. In 2007, the airline was formally notified by IATA about being accepted to the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operators list and became the second air carrier in Russia to successfully pass the entire international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards. S7 Airlines leverages the global aviation industry’s latest developments in customer service and is actively growing its offerings. Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern fleet of aircraft in the Russian air transportation market. All the flights of the airline are operated on aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers — Airbus, Boeing, Embraer. S7 Airlines is included in the list of the TOP-100 best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe according to the reputable international rating Skytrax. As of year-end 2018, S7 Airlines became the most punctual Russian airline, ranking sixth in OAG Punctuality League 2019, the European airline punctuality rating. In 2017, S7 Airlines became the recipient of the Skyway Service Award in two nominations: the best airline in the “Economy Class, Domestic Regular Transportation” category and the “Best Online Service for Customers” category. S7 Airlines is also the recipient of the Safety Leaders Award in the “Transport Safety: Flight Safety” nomination. S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions advertising festival prize for its projects, and has received “My Planet” national award for its innovations in the field of travel. The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2018, the airline group carried more than 15.9 million passengers.

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.

NOVOSIBIRSK A.I. Pokryshkin International Airport (Tolmachevo) is the largest transit air hub beyond the Urals on the most important destinations between Europe and Asia. Following the results of 2018 the airport serviced 5.909 million passengers. The airport's route network includes more than 95 flight destinations. As of today, the airport offers passengers more than 2000 practical combinations of pairs of connecting routes.

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