New Moscow’s Zhukovsky to launch flights to Astana and Almaty

Russian and Kazakh authorities agreed to launch direct flights to connect new Moscow airport Zhukovsky with Kazakhstan
New Moscow’s Zhukovsky to launch flights to Astana and Almaty
02 January 08:50 2017 Print This Article

Kazakh and Russian aviation authorities agreed on direct flights between the Moscow’s new Zhukovsky Airport and airports in Kazakh cities of Astana and Almaty, reports the Kazakh Investment and Development Ministry.

Last week, Russia appointed Ural Airlines to Zhukovsky-Astana and Zhukovsky-Almaty routes. The Kazakh Investment and Development Ministry agreed with the appointment.

The agreements between aviation authorities of Russia and Kazakhstan allow carrying out up to 7 flights per week to these destinations by two air carriers, reports Trend daily.

Zhukovsky is a new airport located about 23 kilometres from the city of Moscow. It was officially unveiled on May 30, 2016.

Earlier in Dec. Yevgeny Solodilin, deputy CEO of Ramport Aero international aviation holding company, which develops the airport, said the Zhukovsky airport would launch international flights in March-May 2017.

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