On July 1, Vnukovo International Airport named the best employees who proved themselves in the first half of 2022. Photos of 24 employees from various departments are now posted on the Honor Board in Terminal A. Among them are employees of the airfield service, the search and rescue flight support service, the communications service, the production control systems service, the thermal and sanitary maintenance service, the aviation security service and passenger transportation service, the control and coordination center and the operation of the airport complex.
Dmitry Khartunyan, Production Director of Vnukovo International Airport JSC, thanked the employees for their dedication to the profession and contribution to the development of the airport: "Thanks to the professionals in their field, our airport still occupies a leading position in the aviation industry and is one of the most convenient and high-tech airports not only in Russia, but also in Europe." Natalia Zelenina, Head of HR and Social Affairs Department of Vnukovo International Airport JSC, stressed that the airport's management is making every effort to maintain a team of professionals and continue its dynamic development in order to rightfully be called a modern air transport complex of international importance with a high level of security and with the most comfortable passenger and airline service system.
As part of the award ceremony, the best employees from various services and departments were awarded diplomas and memorable gifts from the airport.
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.