Vnukovo Airport switched to autumn-winter flight schedule which will be valid until March 25, 2023.
This season passengers can choose from a total of 90 destinations with 43 domestic routes. Flights to Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Mineralnye Vody, Makhachkala and Ufa are expected to have the biggest growth. The main domestic carriers are Azimuth, Alrosa, Rossiya, Pobeda, Utair and Yakutia. In particular, Pobeda plans to launch regular daily flights from Vnukovo Airport to Minsk and Samara, while Rossiya will expand its routes from Vnukovo to three new destinations: Yekaterinburg, Kazan, and Chelyabinsk. Moreover, the airport’s network will include a unique route to Pskov accessible only from Vnukovo with Azimuth.
Internationally the airport plans an intensive flight program to Turkey, the UAE, Egypt and other countries. In particular, Flydubai will maintain a high frequency of flights (7 per day) from Dubai. Nouvelair Tunisie, the only Tunisian carrier on the Moscow market flying to Vnukovo, will continue its flights during the winter season. The I-Fly charter airline will keep the tourist program to Egyptian resorts: Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh. Azur Air will resume flights to Maldives and probably a number of other destinations, such as Sri Lanka, Egypt, the UAE.
Six partner airlines will operate flights to Yerevan: Utair, Azimuth, FlyOne Armenia, Aircompany Armenia, Armenia Airways and Shirak Avia. Azimuth will launch regular flights to Nukus (Uzbekistan) from November 21.
Vnukovo International Airport is one of the largest air transport facilities in Russia. The airport handles about 200,000 flights of Russian and foreign airlines annually. Its network covers the whole territory of Russia as well as near and far-abroad countries, Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa. In 2019, Vnukovo International Airport broke a historical record and served more than 24 million passengers which is 11,7% or 2.5 million passengers more than in 2018. Vnukovo airport terminal with a total area of about 300,000 square meters is able to handle up to 35 million passengers per year. Vnukovo International Airport is the only airport in Russia to have received Letter of Commendation from the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for labor achievements and high performance. Moreover, Vnukovo Airport was recognized as the Best International Airport by Air Gateway of Russia award and Best Airport: overcoming challenges 2020 at National Aviation Infrastructure Show (NAIS) for three consecutive years.