International airport "Kurumoch" (part of the holding "Airports of the Regions") summarizes the work in the first quarter of 2013. In January-March, "Kurumoch" served 389,934 passengers (an increase compared to the same period last year 10%). In the first quarter of flights were made on 46 areas in April and October 2013, the route network will grow to 61 destinations.
In the first quarter of passengers "Kurumoch" on a regular basis by 33 airlines. Leaders in the transportation of passengers remain "UTair", "Aeroflot — Russian Airlines", "Siberia", "Ural Airlines", "Orenburg Airlines". They accounted for 71.3% of passengers. Among foreign airlines for this indicator are leading Czech Airlines.
"This year we will focus on the development of regional aviation, pilot subsidized air travel between the cities of the Volga Federal District, which started on April 1. Through this program from Samara is already possible to fly to Perm, Izhevsk, Ufa, Orenburg, and Nizhny Novgorod. During the first nine days to seize this opportunity more than 1,200 passengers. load factor encouraging. Development of this project will contribute to the formation on the basis of "Kurumoch" regional hub, which will increase the load on the existing flights and carry out further work to expand the geography of the flight. As a result, by the end of the year we expect growth of passenger traffic at the level of 16-17%, "- said the first deputy general director of OJSC" International airport "Kurumoch" Sergei Krasnov.
International airport "Kurumoch" —
the largest airport in the Volga region, located close to the most industrialized and densely populated cities not only in the Samara region, but the whole of the Volga Federal District has a population of over 11 million people. Among the ten leading airports in Russia. International airport "Kurumoch" — federal airport, it is located at the intersection of major highways, has a developed infrastructure and is seen as a hub (hub) in the newly emerging Russian base airport network. Today, the airport "Kurumoch" more than 30 Russian and foreign air carriers conduct regular flights to more than 60 destinations in Russia, CIS and abroad, and is constantly expanding its route network. Since 2007, the airport, a project of radical reconstruction of the airfield under the Federal Target Program "Development of transport system of Russia (2010 — 2015)."