Belavia news

16 January 2018

Direct Flight to Rostov-on-Don from Minsk

On April 27, 2018 Belavia-Belarusian Airlines will carry out the first flight on the Minsk-Rostov-on-Don-Minsk route.
     Flights to Rostov-on-Don will be carried out on a regular basis 4 times a week with departure from Minsk at 11:10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and arriving at the Rostov-on-Don International Airport the next day at 01:25 a.m. It is planned to carry out the return flight from Rostov-on-Don with departure at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays with arrival at the Minsk National Airport at 6:20 a.m. The time for all airports is local.
     “We expect that the opening of a direct flight between Minsk and Rostov-on-Don will primarily promote the economic growth of both cities and the development of cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation regions. In addition, we are confident that this flight will be popular during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Thus, fans from Belarus and European countries will be able to comfortably reach Rostov-on-Don,” – said Director General of Belavia-Belarusian Airlines Anatoly Gusarov.
     The flights are planned to be carried out on a comfortable Embraer 175 airliner with passenger capacity of 76 seats. Travel time takes about 2 hours and 20 minutes.
     One-way flight tickets when buying through website will cost from 106 euros, including fees and charges. Round-trip flight tickets will cost from 199 euros. Tickets are already available for sale.
     At the moment the Belarusian carrier performs regular flights to such Russian destinations as Moscow (Domodedovo), Zhukovsky International Airport, St. Petersburg (Pulkovo), Krasnodar, Sochi, Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo), Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan (from April 2018).