Belavia-Belarusian Airlines performed first flight to Kazan
The flights will be carried out on a regular basis 4 times a week with departure from Minsk at 11.50 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and arrival at Kazan International Airport the next day at 2.10 a.m. Return flight from the capital of Tatarstan is planned with departure at 3:40 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays with arrival at Minsk National Airport at 6:00 a.m. The time for all airports is local.
“The new route opens up many opportunities for the citizens of Belarus and Tatarstan. Belarusians will be able to learn more about culture and attractions of one of the most interesting regions of Russia. Minsk airport will become convenient international hub airport for flights of the residents of the Republic of Tatarstan to European countries. The timetable of Kazan International Airport is designed in such a way that passengers can easily transfer to the flights they are interested in”, noted Director General of JSC Belavia-Belarusian Airlines Anatoly Gusarov.
“The Republic of Tatarstan has set the goal to strengthen and promote trade and economic and cultural relations with other states. Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Republic of Tatarstan and Kazan International Airport are actively working to expand the route network for implementation of this project.
“Today we discover Minsk. The governments of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Tatarstan have a common interest in the development of air transport. The opening of direct flights between such major transport hubs as Minsk and Kazan primarily stimulates business activity, promotes economic growth and accelerates the investment process in both republics. At the same time, Belarus and Tatarstan are also attractive from the tourism point of view”, said Alexei Starostin, Director General of JSC Kazan International Airport.
The flights are planned to be carried out on board of 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 belavia.by will cost 106 euros, including fees and charges. Round-trip flight tickets will cost from 199 euros. Tickets are already available for sale. Tickets are already available for sale. Timetable, fares and conditions for air transportation are available online on the website of the carrier: www.belavia.by.
The Minsk-Kazan-Minsk route will also be convenient for transit flights between Europe, Russia and Central Asian countries, for example, for transit flights through Minsk to London, Rome, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Brussels, Warsaw, etc. Thus, a direct flight from Kazan to Minsk gives new opportunities to travel for Kazan airport passengers.