21-Aug-2019 8:01 AM

Saratov Gagarin Airport handles first scheduled passenger services

Saratov Gagarin International Airport handled (20-Aug-2019) the first scheduled passenger service since opening, operated by Pobeda with Boeing 737-800 aircraft. All services were transferred from Saratov Tsentralny Airport to the new airport. Saratov Tsentralny Airport confirmed its closure at 08:00 on 20-Aug-2019. The new airport also handled its first international service to Antalya. The airport customs service increased capacity sevenfold to 270 passengers per hour. Aeroflot opened sales for services to the new airport. [more - original PR - Russian] [more - original PR - Russian - II] [more - original PR - III]

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