29 may 2018
Direct Regular Flight Will Connect Novosibirsk and Japan for the First Time in History
Tolmachevo's partner S7 Airlines is expanding the flight geography from the Novosibirsk airport and is starting new direct regular flights S7 575/576 on Novosibirsk — Tokyo — Novosibirsk route. The flights will be operated from June 2 to Saturdays with a return to Novosibirsk the next day on Sunday on Airbus a320neo aircraft in a two-class layout (economy and business).
Photo by Fodor Ushakov
Flight S7 575 departs from Novosibirsk at 23:00 and arrives in Tokyo at 07:35. Return flight S7 576 departs from Tokyo airport at 08:40 and arrives in Tolmachevo at 13:45. Each airport has a local time.
"The opening of the first in the history of direct regular flights to Tokyo is a significant event not only for the Novosibirsk airport, but also for Siberia at large, — said the General Director of JSC" Tolmachevo Airport " Evgeniy Yankilevich.—Direct communication with Japan will open access for passengers of Tolmachevo airport to new interesting tourist routes, will make The Country of The Rising Sun closer to tourists of the Siberian region. We hope that travelers from Japan will be happy to visit Novosibirsk, as well as appreciate the route network of Tolmachevo airport, allowing you to comfortably travel to the cities of Siberia.
It is symbolic that direct flights from Novosibirsk to Tokyo are opened in 2018, officially proclaimed by the President of the Russian Federation as the year of Japan in Russia.
Tokyo is located near the Tokyo Bay in the Southeast of Honshu island. In addition to the fact that the scientific and cultural achievements of the country are concentrated in the city, it is also the largest metropolis in the world — in 2017, the population was more than 13 million people. Tokyo can become a favorite place for even the most demanding tourists in the city has its "Disneyland", the Museum "the Little Prince", as well as the national Museum of emerging science and innovation, which is the main exhibition of futuristic achievements. Fans of cultural education can appreciate the theatrical art of Japan. For example, The National Centre for the Performing Arts, that has Opera, ballet, drama, and modern dance.
It should be noted that since January 1, 2017, the Russian and Japanese parties have introduced measures aimed at simplifying the visa regime for citizens of the two countries.
NOVOSIBIRSK International Airport is the largest air hub in Russia east of the Urals on major transit routes between Europe and Asia. The capacity of domestic terminal makes up to 1,800 passengers per hour, while the international terminal capacity – up to 750 passengers per hour. The airport has two runways of ICAO I and II Categories.
S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member. S7 Airlines (Siberia Airlines brand) has a wide domestic route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Since 2001 S7 Airlines has been a full-fledged member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Since 2001 S7 Airlines has been a full-fledged member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). In 2007, after a successful operational safety audit, the airline was included in the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) register of operators and became the second air carrier in Russia, which successfully passed the full procedure of international audit for compliance with operational safety standards. S7 Airlines is one of the most stable airlines in Russia, using the latest achievements of the global industry in passenger service and actively developing service. All airline flights are operated only on aircraft of the world's leading manufacturers. S7 Airlines is in top 100 of the best airlines of the world and ranks third in the Eastern Europe, as indicated by the authoritative international rating Skytrax. S7 Airlines is among the top 5 of the most reputable Russian companies of 2017 and ranks the fourth among the most desirable Russian employers. S7 Airlines - winner of the Safety Leaders Award in the category "transport Safety: flight safety". S7 Airlines is a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories. S7 Airlines is a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere. According to the results of 2015 the airline was awarded by the National Geographic Traveller as “The Best Russian airline”. S7 Airlines became the winner of the Skyway Service Award 2017 in two categories: the best airline in “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services” and “Best Online Customer Services”. Together with other companies involved in the air transportation sphere, S7 Airlines forms the S7 Group of companies.In 2017 Group member airlines carried more than 14.2 million passengers.
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