For the first time since 2018, direct non-stop flights to the following cities will be available in the summer schedule of Vnukovo Airport: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Vladivostok.
The first flight from Vnukovo to Kamchatka is scheduled for June 10. Departure from Moscow at 23:35, arrival in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky at 08:00 (local time). The journey time will be 8 hours and 25 minutes.
The flight program for Sakhalin starts on July 22 (Fridays). Departure from Vnukovo at 13:35, arrival in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk at 22:30 (local time). Passengers will spend 8 hours and 45 minutes on the way.
It will be possible to fly to the capital of Primorye from July 20 every Wednesday. Departure from Moscow at 13:00, arrival in Vladivostok at 21:30 (local time). The journey time will be 8 hours and 30 minutes.
Flights in all directions will be operated on comfortable long-haul Airbus A330 airliners.
The airline "Ai Fly" is the base carrier, a reliable business partner of Vnukovo International Airport since 2009. The airline operates Airbus A330-200/300 aircraft, which have managed to prove themselves as the optimal solution for overcoming long distances, ensuring a comfortable stay of passengers on board during the entire flight.
According to Anton Kuznetsov, Deputy General Director of Commerce at Vnukovo International Airport, the new flights to the Far East will be interesting to both business travelers and tourists as part of package tours. In recent years, a new trend has been observed – vacation in Russia, and passengers at Vnukovo Airport have the opportunity to travel to three new long-haul destinations at once.
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.