Audit of the airport “Grabtsevo” is to perform regular Charter group Air Berlin in German Braunschweig, said General Director of “International airport “Kaluga” Salavat Kutushev.
MOSCOW, 21 Oct. Group Air Berlin on Wednesday started an audit of the airport Grabtsevo (Kaluga) to operate regular charters to the German Braunschweig, despite the statement on the suspension of its activities in the Russian Federation, has informed journalists the General Director of “International airport “Kaluga” Salavat Kutushev.
“Air Berlin, the auditors conduct an audit today, will respectively begin to fly this airline, the main customer of these flights which will be the Volkswagen (one of the largest foreign enterprises of the Kaluga region — ed.). It will be a regular Charter, we will dorogovat tickets, as they will have empty seats. It is very good, as guaranteed flights, they do not carry any risks, we can sell tickets at least 10 euros,” — said Kutushev.
He noted that the audit will end on October 30, but flights will start from November 1 — we can talk about 2-3 flights per week. At the moment, such Charter flights for the employees of Volkswagen are made from the airport “Vnukovo”.
“The end of the year they Dollywood, and then a new program say from next year”, — said Kutushev. He noted that he had no doubt that the audit group Air Berlin airport will be passed.
Air Berlin previously said that the airline will no longer fly to Russia, from November 9 closes route Dusseldorf to Moscow, from January 10 — Kaliningrad-Berlin, last trip between Berlin and Moscow will be performed on January 18. The carrier will retain a partnership with the airline S7, and promises to rebook tickets for other flights.
“Grabtsevo” is located in 190 km from Moscow. The airport is designed to accommodate aircraft such as the Airbus A319, Boeing 737-500 and other ships of a smaller class. Capacity of the air terminal complex is designed in an average 100 passengers per hour. In August of this year, “Grabtsevo” received international status.