Civil aviation infrastructure developmentin action!
The brand new Gagarin Airport (member of the Airports of Regions Holding) in Saratov, Russia, started its operations from August 20, 2019. During three days of operation, the passenger traffic of the airport exceeded the passenger traffic of the old Saratov Airport by 15%. Gagarin's passenger traffic during this period amounted to 5500 passengers.
For today, all airlines, with the exception of S7 Airlines, have formed a schedule of flights to the capital for the autumn-winter period and started selling tickets. S7 Airlines has already requested slots at Gagarin airport for two daily flights to Moscow on the Embraer 170 regional plane.
Also begins to develop direct flights Saratov with other cities. Since October 29, Pobeda airlines will start operating three weekly direct flights to St. Petersburg.
A surge in the activity of air carriers in Saratov became possible thanks to the new airfield infrastructure and modern passenger terminal of the airport "Gagarin".