Friday, May 28, 2010

Russian invasion

No vacant seats to Tivat
Both Montenegro Airlines and Russian charter companies are reporting bumper ticket sales on flights between the 2 countries this summer season. Moskovia Airlines told the “Novosti” newspaper, that the airline is sold out on the Moscow – Tivat route until June 15. “We have sold 2.220 tickets for the next 13 flights”, a spokesperson from the airline says. Moskovia has 4 weekly flights operating between Moscow and Tivat, increasing to 5 from June. From July to September, the airline will operate daily flights to the Montenegrin seaside town. Montenegro Airlines has also said that it only has business class seats available to Moscow for the next 2 weeks. The national carrier operates 5 weekly flights from Montenegro to Moscow. Rossiya, S7, Transaero, Yamal, Ural, Polet and VIM are other Russian based airlines operating to Tivat this summer.

Meanwhile, charter flights from Skopje to Burgas in Bulgaria will be launched in July, the Macedonian “Dnevnik” daily writes. The flights will take place on Mondays between July 19 and August 23 from Alexander the Great Airport in Skopje to Sarafovo Airport in Burgas.

4 comments:

  1. Why is such a big number of flights from Russia and small number of flighs from Westen Europe on Montenegrin Airports

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  2. @ mladen

    because Montenegro is more popular with Russian tourists.

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  3. @ mladen

    because people from the West don't have that much money for "the destination for rich and famous" :)

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  4. Just goes to show with these figures that they *don't* need to be advertising for LCCs...

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