Rossiya Airlines (Aeroflot Group) has launched a flight program from Sochi to the United Arab Emirates on a Superjet 100. The first direct flight to Sharjah Airport departed as scheduled. Flights on the route Sochi – Sharjah are planned four times a week.
The flight program of Rossiya in the UAE is focused on transit passenger traffic within the Russian Federation. The airline is actively developing interregional traffic, offering direct flights to Sochi. Flights to the UAE from the south of Russia will be of interest to passengers departing from Aeroflot Group airports in Moscow (Sheremetyevo), St. Petersburg and Krasnoyarsk. According to the schedule, flights on the route Sochi – Sharjah – Sochi are operated on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Rossiya is the largest operator of domestically produced liners, actively developing the route network on Superjet 100 aircraft not only within the country, but also abroad. On the air route from Sochi to the UAE, the airline uses modern and comfortable Russian-made aircraft, presented in a two-class layout. The total number of seats on board is 87, of which 12 are business class and 75 are economy class.
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