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Tolmachevo Airport Served 5,000 Passengers on Repatriation Flights Tolmachevo Airport Served 5,000 Passengers on Repatriation Flights

Tolmachevo Airport provides an organization of works on the repatriation transfer of Russian citizens from foreign countries and foreign citizens from the territory of Russia on a one-time permit basis with the observance of all requirements, guidelines and recommendations of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation and the Federal Supervision Agency for Customer Protection and Human Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor).

19 may 2020

S7 Airlines Opens Flights Novosibirsk – Volgograd

From June 2, 2020, S7 Airlines will start operating direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Volgograd.

These flights will be carried out on modern comfortable Airbus A320neo airliners, twice a week: on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Photo made by Fyodor Ushakov

On Tuesdays, the flight S7 5131 departs from Tolmachevo airport at 07:05, and arrives in Volgograd at 08:20. The flight S7 5132 departs from Volgograd for Novosibirsk at 09:10 and arrives at 16:05. On Thursdays, the flight is to be operated in the evening. Departure from Tolmachevo airport at 22:30, arrival at the Gumrak airport at 23:45. Return departure is to be operated at 00:35 on Fridays, and arrival in Novosibirsk at 07:30. Local time is indicated for each airport.

The population of Volgograd, a city located along the Volga river, is more than one million inhabitants. Here you can find the famous historical and memorial complex "The Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad" on Mamaev Hill and the Panorama Museum "Battle of Stalingrad", the Pavlov House (the House of Soldier Glory), historical, ethnographic and architectural open-air museum and nature reserve "Old Sarepta".

The start of flights is now possible thanks to the state subsidy program for regional air transportation. The direction Novosibirsk – Volgograd has been included in the list of subsidized routes by the Ordinance No. 1242 of the Government of the Russian Federation dated December 25, 2013, and it has been financed by the budgets of the Novosibirsk and Volgograd regions.

Tolmachevo airport takes all the necessary measures of anti-epidemic protection in the context of a coronavirus pandemic, including mobile recirculators for air disinfection in the airport terminal complex, regular sanitary treatment with the use of disinfectants, and round-the-clock ambulance and volunteer duty.

When cleaning on all S7 Airlines flights, detergents and disinfectants are compulsory, mandatory airing of the cabin during the service period between flights is being organized, and the composition of first-aid kits is supplemented with masks. To maintain a safe distance, the check-in system assigns passengers seats one row apart and one seat apart. Before departure, passengers are provided with antibacterial wipes.

S7 Airlines (a brand of Sibir Airlines, is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance. The airline has a wide network of domestic routes built on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines operates regular flights to CIS countries, Europe, the Middle East, South-East Asia, and the Asia-Pacific region. In 2007, the airline has been officially notified by IATA of its inclusion in the IOSA register of operators (IATA Operational Safety Audit) and it has became the second air carrier in Russia which has successfully passed a full international audit for compliance with operational safety standards. S7 Airlines uses the latest achievements of the global aviation industry in passenger service and actively develops its services. Currently, S7 Airlines has the most modern aircraft fleet on the Russian air transport market. All flights of the airline are operated on aircraft of the world's leading manufacturers, e.g. Airbus, Boeing and Embraer. S7 Airlines is among the TOP 100 best airlines in the world and ranks third in Eastern Europe in Skytrax's prestigious international ranking. In 2019, S7 Airlines has been recognized as the best Russian airline, according to the National Geographic Traveler Awards. According to the results of 2019, S7 Airlines is among the top-5 most punctual European airlines in the ratings of the reputable analytical agencies OAG and Cirium. S7 Airlines is one of the world's environmentally friendliest air carriers, according to the environmental organization Atmosfair. In 2018, the airline company is ranked 16th in the world ranking. In 2019, S7 Airlines has entered the rating of the most attractive employers in Russia, according to Forbes, where it has became the best among airline companies. Following the results of 2018, S7 Airlines has been awarded the Skyway Service Award in two categories - Best Airline in Economy Class, Domestic Regular Transportation and Best Loyalty Program. S7 Airlines is the winner of the Safety Leaders Award in the category "Transport Security: flight safety". S7 Airlines has been repeatedly awarded the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival Award for its projects, as well as the "My Planet" National Travel Discovery Award. The airline company is a part of the S7 Group of Companies. In 2019, the group's airlines have transported more than 17.9 million passengers.

The Novosibirsk International Airport (Tolmachevo) named after A.I. Pokryshkin is the largest transit air hub beyond the Urals on the most important routes between Europe and Asia. At the end of 2019, the airport has served about 6,747 million passengers.

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