Nizhny Novgorod Airport set a historical record. 1 month its passenger traffic reached 95,000 people — the first time in 20 years.
"From January to June 2013 in Nizhny Novgorod airport passenger traffic increased by 30.8% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 398,340 persons. The maximum growth — 42.4% — is marked on international flights. 21.7% — increased passenger traffic on domestic flights, "- said Deputy Director, Strategic Communications CJSC MC" airports in the region, "Olga Ladeyschikova.
In addition, 22% and increased the number of flights. "Cargo and mail abroad began sending more — an increase of 17% (203 tonnes in kind)" — added Olga Ladeyschikova.
As for the total annual figures, the projected volume of passenger traffic in 2013, according to Olga Ladeyschikovoy can reach 1 million. The increases will be achieved through the introduction of new routes and increase the frequency of existing ones. In particular, this year opened flights to Kirov, Penza, Samara, Kazan and Ufa. Increased frequency of flights on routes to Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Samara.