Vnukovo International Airport and AZUR air organized an educational event for students of the Aviator Children's Flight Club. Representatives of the air harbor and the airline conducted a sightseeing tour of the general area of Terminal A of Vnukovo Airport for the participants, told about the work of the cynological group of the aviation security service, and also showed the process of pre-flight training of the crew and the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
On board the aircraft pilots, flight attendants and engineers of AZUR air told about the technical means and technologies of aircraft maintenance, conducted a tour of the cabin, told firsthand about the features and characteristics of the aircraft. The event ended with spotting.
AZUR air has been cooperating with Aviator Flight School since 2019 and has been assisting in preparation of teaching materials for students, as well as actively participating in online and offline events of the school.
Vnukovo International Airport and AZUR air express their gratitude to the staff of the Aviator Children's Flight Club for the opportunity to contribute to the professional training of young aviators.
Photos are provided by the press service of AZUR air.
Vnukovo International Airport is one of the largest air transport complexes in Russia. About 200 thousand flights of Russian and foreign airlines are serviced at the airport annually. The airport's route network covers the entire territory of Russia, as well as neighboring countries, Europe, America, Asia and Africa. In 2019 Vnukovo International Airport broke a historical record and served over 24 million passengers, which is 11.7% or 2.5 million passengers more than in 2018. Vnukovo airport complex with a total area of about 300 thousand square meters is able to provide a capacity of up to 35 million passengers per year. Vnukovo International Airport has the Gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin for the achieved labor successes and high performance in professional activity. It is the one case of such Gratitude among the airports in Russia. In addition, Vnukovo Airport has been recognized as the best airport in the highest category "International Airport" of the national award "Air Gates of Russia" three years in a row, and also has become the winner in the nomination "Best Airport: Facing Challenges 2020" within the framework of the National Exhibition of Civil Aviation Infrastructure NAIS.
AZUR air is a dynamically developing Russian airline, is the leading charter airline in Europe in 2020 and 2021, the leading charter airline in the world in 2020 according to the World Travel Awards. The first flight under the AZUR air brand took place in December 2014. The company carries out transportation to international and domestic destinations in the interests of several major Russian tour operators. As part of the Wings of Russia National Industry Award, AZUR air was recognized as the Airline of the Year in the Charter Transportation category in 2016 and 2017 and was a diploma holder in the nomination "International transportation" in 2016 and 2017. It is included in the 500 largest companies in Russia according to the RBC 2020 rating.