13 july 2020Main news

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).

29 june 2020

From Novosibirsk to Grozny!

From July 13, S7 Airlines opens a new regular flight Novosibirsk – Grozny – Novosibirsk. Flights will be carried out on Mondays using modern comfortable Airbus A320neo airliners with more spacious luggage racks, more legroom and eye-pleasing led lighting. The seats in the aircraft cabin are equipped with sockets including USB interface slots, as well as with special holders for mobile devices.

Photo made by Denis Necvolod:

The flight S7 5143 departs from the Tolmachevo airport to the Grozny International Airport at 07:05 and arrives at 07:40. The flight S7 5144 leaves from Grozny for Novosibirsk at 08:35 and arrives at 16:45. Local time is indicated for each airport.

After opening of this new flight, passengers from Grozny will have convenient connections in Novosibirsk for flights to Barnaul, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk and Omsk (within one hour), Irkutsk and Vladivostok (within 4 hours) and Khabarovsk (within 6 hours). The flight to Grozny has a convenient interline ticketing conditions with the flight arriving at the Tolmachevo airport from Irkutsk.

Grozny is a city in Southern Russia, the capital of the Chechen Republic. This is a city of military glory of Russia, located on both banks of the Sunzhi river. The famous complex of high-rise buildings "Grozny - City" is situated here. This city would be interesting for those who want to learn more about the rich local culture and customs, as well as for those who are planning a gastronomic trip. The Vainakh cuisine is one of the oldest cuisines of the North Caucasus. By the way, Grozny is the main gateway to this historical and cultural region of Russia.

Photo made by Slava Stepanov:

Grozny is a new city in the route network of Tolmachevo airport. The start of flights is now possible thanks to the state subsidy program for regional air transportation. Novosibirsk – Grozny route has been included in the list of subsidized by the Ordinance No. 1242 of the Government of the Russian Federation dated December 25, 2013, and it has been co-financing by the budgets of the Novosibirsk region and the Chechen Republic.

Tolmachevo airport has been taking the necessary measures for anti-epidemic protection in the context of a coronavirus pandemic. In accordance with the Methodological Instructive Regulations of the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia), passengers must wear personal protective equipment (protective mask, gloves) at the airport and on board of the aircraft.

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, if it is possible. 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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