By Rashid Shirinov
The Russian low-cost carrier, Pobeda, has started selling tickets for new international flights to Azerbaijan (Baku) and Georgia (Tbilisi), RIA Novosti stated.
The press service of the airline reported that at least 30 percent at the lowest price of 999 rubles ($16) including all taxes and fees were proposed for new routes before the end of the winter schedule.
Pobeda planes will fly on the route Rostov-on-Don – Baku from October 30 four times a week. The flights to Tbilisi will start from November 1 and will be carried out three times a week.
In the fall, the airline plans to double the program of flights from St. Petersburg by adding new routes to such cities as Astrakhan, Volgograd, Vladikavkaz and Nalchik. Moreover, there will be a flight from Yekaterinburg to Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk.
The airline Pobeda enters the group Aeroflot and operates the Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The company's possess a fleet of 12 planes with an average age of about one year.
Back in July, the low-cost airline, based at the Moscow airport Vnukovo, has received permission for operating flights in Azerbaijan. The flights are expected to even more enhance the bilateral passenger traffic between the two countries.
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