Vnukovo International Airport congratulates our partner Somon Air on its 15th anniversary. In May 2022, the airline launched direct scheduled flights from Vnukovo Airport. Today, Somon Air successfully operates flights to two destinations: Dushanbe and Khujand. In less than a year of cooperation, the air carrier has operated more than 585 flights, and carried approximately 100,000 passengers.
The airline’s expertise, proactive team and professional management have made it one of the most successful and largest carriers in the CIS, and a reliable partner of Vnukovo Airport. Somon Air’s fleet consists of Boeing 737-800 and 737-900 aircraft. Somon Air currently operates scheduled flights from Tajikistan to Russia, Germany, UAE, Turkey, India, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan. The carrier’s base airport is Dushanbe International Airport. The airline operates from Khujand and Kulob International Airports.
The highest flight safety and service levels are top priorities for Somon Air. The company is focused on sustainable development, and expansion of its route network and airline fleet. It uses modern technologies and is always open to innovation.
Vnukovo International Airport congratulates the management and employees of Somon Air on the company’s 15th anniversary, and wishes prosperity, success in all its endeavors, and stable and fruitful work.
Vnukovo International Airport is one of Russia’s largest air transport hubs. Each year the airport handles approximately 200 000 flights by Russian and international airlines. Its network covers the whole territory of Russia as well as short- and long-haul destinations, Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. In 2019, Vnukovo International Airport served over 24 million passengers, breaking its own record. Vnukovo airport terminal, with a total area of about 300,000 square meters, can handle up to 35 million passengers annually. Vnukovo International Airport is the only airport in Russia to have received a Letter of Commendation from the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin for its professional 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 years running.