The airline «Azimut» will begin selling tickets for more than ten new flights

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotosensibile airlines azimuth. Archival photoThe airline «Azimut» will begin selling tickets for more than ten new flights© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Recently established in southern Russia airline «Azimut» will begin selling tickets for more than ten new destinations from the airport «Platov» in the Rostov region and Krasnodar in January 2018, told reporters the Director of strategic development of the airline Dmitry Zvonarev.

Only Azimut expects to open 23 new directions in 2018.

«In January we plan to open the sale of tickets for about half of the new directions of the airline,» explained Zvonarev.

He added that the bulk of the new flights will be in the cities of the southern and North Caucasian Federal districts of Rostov-on-don and Krasnodar, where is «azimuth». However, the airline will make long-distance flights.

«We are looking closely at the flights in southern directions, we think about the flights to Simferopol from both cities (Rostov-on-don and Krasnodar — ed.)… in the North Caucasus Federal district is terrible. We regard the regional programme together with the holding «Airports of regions», is Nizhny Novgorod», — said Zvonarev, adding that the focus of the airline is airport of Ufa. In addition, the airline plans to make flights with a stopover in Krasnodar.

According to Vera, the plans of the «Azimuth» to expand its presence in 2018 in cities where the airline flies. In a press-service «Azimuth» the Agency added that in 2018 there will be new flights from Krasnodar to Simferopol, Samara, Kazan, Omsk and Ufa.

The idea to create an airline for transportation in the South of Russia appeared in 2016. One of the investors of the project was the co-owner of Vnukovo airport Vitaly Vantsev. The company is based in the new airport «Platov» in the Rostov region and Krasnodar. In Moscow the creation of the database are planned.

By 2022 the airline’s fleet will consist of 16 vessels at the moment of the company in the presence of four aircraft. In the spring of 2018 it is expected that another four courts. The airline plans until the end of 2017 to carry up to 100 thousand, and in 2018 to 700 thousand passengers. At the moment the airline operates flights from Rostov to Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi, Omsk via Moscow and Makhachkala. In the capital of Dagestan and Saint Petersburg, you can also fly from Krasnodar.-0-