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17 December 2018

Belavia-Belarusian Airlines has carried out the first flight to Voronezh

On December 17, 2018 JSC Belavia-Belarusian Airlines carried out the first regular flight on the Minsk-Voronezh-Minsk route.
     Flights on this route will be carried out on a regular basis 4 times a week with the departure from Minsk at 23.05 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and arrival at the Voronezh International Airport the next day at 00.30 a.m. It is planned to carry out the return flight from Voronezh with departure at 5:35 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with arrival at the Minsk National Airport at 7:05 a.m. The time for all airports is local.
     “We expect that the opening of flights on the Minsk-Voronezh route will promote the economic growth of both cities and the development of cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation regions. Also, Belarusians will be able to get acquainted with the culture of one of the most interesting regions of Russia, which will certainly accelerate the cultural integration of cities. For our guests, the Minsk airport can become a convenient international hub for flights to European countries. The flight schedule is designed so that passengers can comfortably transfer to the flights they are interested in,” commented Anatoly Gusarov, Director General of JSC Belavia-Belarusian Airlines.
     “The opening of air links between the capitals of Belarus and the Black Earth Region for the Voronezh International Airport is a significant event. We consider Belavia flights not just as the beginning of cooperation with the new airline company. Partnership with the Belarusian airline is real prospects in the development of the air harbor and the economy of the region as a whole. Two states, whose fraternal ties were broken, will always find something to be useful to each other. We are talking about the renewal of not only passenger air travel, which will certainly affect communications, but also cargo turnover, the exchange of experience, technology, and the strengthening scientific and cultural ties. So we will meet the crew and passengers of the first flight solemnly, with the words: “Welcome to the Black Earth Region!”, commented Alexander Belevich, head of the Voronezh International Airport.
     Flights will be carried out on CRJ-100/200 aircrafts with a passenger capacity of 50 seats. Travel time is about 1 hour and 20 minutes.
     The cost of one-way flight tickets will be from 96 euros, including taxes and fees. Round-trip flight tickets will cost from 179 euros. Tickets are already available for sale. More detailed information about passengers can be found on the airline company’s website:
     Voronezh Airport will be the tenth Russian airport in the route network of Belavia. At the moment the Belarusian carrier performs regular flights to the following Russian airports: Moscow Domodedovo Airport, Moscow Region Zhukovsky Airport, Pulkovo International Airport (St. Petersburg), Krasnodar International Airport, Strigino International Airport, Sochi International Airport, Khrabrovo International Airport (Kaliningrad), Kazan International Airport, Rostov-on-Don International Airport.
     Voronezh is a city with a long history and traditions, located just 463 kilometers from Moscow. This city will be glad to anyone who is interested in the formation and development of Russian shipbuilding, who wants to look at one of Russia's largest oceanaria and visit ancient Orthodox churches. Voronezh International Airport is located 13 kilometers from the city center. The road to the airport takes 25-30 minutes depending on the chosen transport.


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