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Theexhibition commemorated tothethird anniversary ofSamara-Helsinki route isnowopen atKurumoch

Photo exhibition celebrating three years since the launch of Finnair flights from Samara opened on the territory of Kurumoch international airport. It is situated on the first floor of the airport terminal in domestic flight baggage claim area.

Finnish nature, national traditions, architecture, sport, auroras, and the Moomins dozens of photos demonstrate the uniqueness of the Nordic country. The exhibition is organized by Samara airport, Visit Finland national tourism office, and Finnair, a national airline company. The exhibition will run until the end of the summer.

Direct scheduled Samara-Helsinki flights began in August 2014. Since that time, the airline has conducted more than 600 flights and served about 35000 passengers. There are three direct scheduled flights a week on spring-and-summer schedule of Samara airport with flights on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5:00. Travel time is about 3 hours which is the shortest route to Europe for Kurumoch airport passengers.

It is worth pointing out that Finland is celebrating its 100 years of independence in 2017. Throughout the year, there will be events all across the country to celebrate this date. For that reason, Finland has been named one of the most interesting tourist destinations in 2017 by Lonely Planet and National Geographic.

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Anexhibition byItalian artist hasopened ontheterritory ofSamara airport

Airport as an art area: a solo exhibition of Italian artist Marco Grassi has opened in Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding). The exhibition area is on the third floor of the airport terminal in domestic flights departure area, after the departure formalities area.

Marco Grassi is a portraitist who creates his paintings in expressive, distinctive local colour and uses personal technique. At the heart of his work is pastose olive undercoat forming a tone. The foundation in covered with figures of bright neon colours. The artist highlights the contours with moving lines, while the images on the canvas are created with broad, long, colorful strokes applied with a spatula or streaks: a combination of these techniques creates lightness, dynamics and mobility with the dark drawing.

Four oil paintings on canvas were chosen for the exhibition:

  • Do more ofwhat makes youhappy
  • Japan ismylove
  • Lady
  • Lady sioux

The exhibition is supported by ART-MOST.COM.

This year, the airport celebrates its 60th anniversary. Art exhibition of a modern Italian artist is one of the surprises that weve prepared for the passengers to make their time on the territory of the airport not just comfortable, but also exciting, says Konstantin Bylinin, Executive Director of Kurumoch international airport. The exhibition will run until the middle of July.

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Charter routes onKurumoch airport schedule

On the schedule of Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding), Tunisia and Greece are the leaders in terms of variety of destinations with direct flights from Samara. Tunisia, the leader of summer 2016, still has three destinations on schedule which are Enfidha, Monastir, and Djerba. Greece offers the same number of charter routes this year: passengers can fly to Heraklion, Rhodes, and Thessaloniki from Samara airport.

Turkey has taken a back seat in terms of resort destination variety, and charter route schedule has two destinations: Dalaman and Antalya; however, no other charter route can compete with the latter in terms of the number of departures. Antalya is also a leader regarding the number of airlines as this route is served by six companies, which can only be compared to Samara-Moscow route.

Such popular destinations as Burgas (Bulgaria), Tivat (Montenegro), Barcelona (Spain), Larnaca (Cyprus) are also on summer 2017 charter route program.

All in all, there will be 25 flights a week from Samara to international resorts this summer. More detailed schedule is available on the airports website in Flight Timetable section http://samara.aero/ru/raspisanie_reysov

South resorts onKurumoch airport schedule

In summer 2017, Samara-Sochi route is going to be one of the busiest on the schedule of Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports of Regions holding). Six airlines at once will provide flights on this route, and there will be up to 10 flights a week every day except Tuesdays. These are such airlines as KrasAvia, Ural Airlines, Nordavia, Nordwind Airlines, Rossiya Airlines, and Saravia.

Direct flights from Samara to Simferopol are available every day except Saturday. During holiday season 2017, three airlines Ural Airlines, Nordwind Airlines, and Red Wings Airlines will operate these flights providing up to 6 flights a week from Samara to the Black Sea coast.

Flights to such popular destinations as Anapa and Gelendzhik are provided three and two times a week respectively, and they will be operated by UTair, Ural Airlines, and UVT Aero.

In total, there will be up to 20 flights a week from Samara to the Russian South resorts in summer 2017. More detailed schedule is available on the airports website in Flight Timetable section.

Broadening thepossibilities ofsending international cargoes from theairport ofSamara

Kurumoch international airport (forms part of Airports ofRegions holding) expands the coverage area of international cargo carriage from Samara. New destinations in Europe, Asia, South America and African countries are available for consignors with the beginning performance of flights by Turkish Airlines.

Preparing cargo for shipment takes place right at the new terminal and is performed by the employees of the airport. Here the cargo also passes customs procedures, and after that it is taken onboard the plane. Coverage area of international delivery from Los-Angeles to Tokyo, i.e. practically to any place of the world, with one or several transfers, tells Evgenia Belyakova, head of cargo carriage service at Kurumoch international airport.

One can fill out the request for dispatch of cargo on the web-site of the airport in the section Request of the consignor. The agent of the cargo terminal of the airport processes the received request, contacts the client and offers him/her convenient flight for dispatch of the cargo, clarifying all necessary formalities. In order to dispatch the cargo, it is to be handed over to the cargo terminal three hours before the flight, so that it could pass the inspection by air security services and customs procedures. Information about movement of the cargo may be tracked on the web-site of the airport by using the number of the consignment note in the section Information about the status of the cargo http://samara.aero/ru/informatsiya_o_statuse_gruza.

For further information about dispatching and receiving cargoes, call (from 8:00 till 20:00):

+7 (846) 966-53-13 
+7 (846) 966-52-04

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