OJSC "International airport" Kurumoch "(part of the holding" Airports of the Regions ") announced the results of its operation in August 2013. The last month of summer have used the services of the Samara airport 242.8 thousand passengers (+16% compared to the same period last year). In August 2013 was committed in 1359 sortie, which is 29% higher than a year ago.
Thus, the international airport "Kurumoch" refreshed his own record, which was set in July 2013, when Samara air gateway for the first years of the advantage 241.6 thousand passengers.
Statistics distribution of passenger traffic areas demonstrates: August — the most popular among Russians vacation month. Thus, among the passengers of the International airport "Kurumoch" a 57% increase in the number of those who chose to leave Turkey Dalaman at 47% — chose Barcelona, Spain, on 64% — Greek Heraklion at 43% — the German Frankfurt am Main. In August 2013 compared with the same period last year, almost tripling ridership on the Greek Rhodes doubled — in Burgas (Bulgaria) and Larnaca (Cyprus). However, Russia and South win again — last August a nearly twofold increase in passenger traffic in Rostov, Anapa and mineral water.
However, the most popular among the passengers of the International airport "Kurumoch" remains the Moscow direction: up to August, it accounts for nearly 32% of total passenger traffic, the second most popular destination — Antalya (16%), the third — St. Petersburg (4.9%).
Thus, in the first eight months of production activities, JSC "International airport" Kurumoch "served 1,434,928 passengers (+15% compared to the same period in 2012). During that time, it was carried out 8392 sorties (19%).
Kurumoch International Airport — 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. Kurumoch International Airport — 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. In 2012 Kurumoch International Airport handled 1,890,483 passengers.
"Airports of the Regions" — Holding the largest airport of Russia, which is a strategic investor of the Group of companies "Renova". To date, the holding includes JSC "Airport Koltsovo" (Ekaterinburg), JSC "International Airport Kurumoch" (Samara) and JSC "Nizhny Novgorod International Airport," the cumulative passenger traffic as a result of which in 2012 amounted to over 6.4 million people. As part of a public-private partnership management company "Airports of the Regions" program implements integrated development of major Russian aviation center: Creates a new, modern high-tech infrastructure — passenger and cargo terminals, priaeroportovye hotels, industrial and transportation facilities; actively developing aviation links between regions of the country and abroad, reviving lost in the post-Soviet years, intra-flight routes, introducing common corporate governance standards and optimizes production processes — creates all the conditions for the successful development of business aviation and air transport in Russia.