Due to the growth of tourist traffic the number of flights between Vladivostok and the countries of Pacific Rim will be increased in 2017 year
As was reported by press service of the International Vladivostok airport, airline companies plan to increase the number of flights connecting Vladivostok with the Republic of Korea and Japan during summer period of 2017 year. The growing flow of tourists from these countries to the Russian Far East is the reason of such changes.
As was reported, international flights carried about 468 thousand people within 10 months of this year (+ 24% against 2015 year data). Aircraft movements on Chinese flights increased by 64%, and aircraft movements on South Korean flights increased by 18%. The growth of passenger traffic is connected to the increase of tourist flow.
In this regard, the number of flights to Busan, carried out by the "Aurora" airline will increase from 4 flights per week (winter schedule) to 5-7 flights per week in the summer. Number of flights to Seoul operated by "Aurora" airline, Korean Air, S7 Airlines will also be increased from 21 to 23 per week. "Yakutia" airline will also continue its flights to Yanyang, number of flights will remain the same as in 2016 year- one flight per week.
It is planned, that during summer period of 2017 year number of flights to Tokyo carried out by S7 Airlines will also increase from 3 to 4-7 flights per week. Number of flights to Niigata will remain the same- one flight per week. It will be carried out by "Yakutia" airline. Due to the new intergovernmental agreements, it is expected that the flow of tourists from Japan will increase next year.
Meanwhile, airline companies are not planning a significant increase in the number of flights to China. According to 2017 summer timetable, all flights to Beijing, Harbin, Mudanjiang, Hong Kong, Tianjing, Shanghai, Changchun, Dalian, Jinan and Yanji will remain the same as in 2016. The number of flights will remain at the level of 2016, except for the route Shanghai-Vladivostok, where the number of flight is planned to be increased from 2 to 4 times a week.
News source: http://vestiprim.ru/2016/11/14/iz-za-rosta-turpotoka-v-2017-godu-uvelichitsya-chislo-aviareysov-mezhdu-vladivostokom-i-atr.html
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