Showing posts with label Sheremetyevo International Airport. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sheremetyevo International Airport. Show all posts

14 August, 2020

Flights Resume from Moscow's Sheremetyevo to Popular Resorts in Turkey

                                          Leading Russian airlines resumed flights from Sheremetyevo International Airport to popular tourist destinations in Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman, in Turkey, on August 10 as part of the phased restoration of international air traffic. Passenger traffic on these routes totaled 9,000 people during the first 24 hours.



Flights to these destinations are operated by Aeroflot, Rossiya, Nordwind Airlines, Azur Air, Royal Flight and Ikar. Passengers are served in Terminal D, where a wide range of services are available, including multilevel parking, public transport stops, sale of goods in vending machines (including PPE), cafes and restaurants currently offering limited services, and shops operated by Sheremetyevo Duty Free Hienemann.

Regular flights from Sheremetyevo Airport to Istanbul resumed on August 1, and 21,535 passengers traveled between Sheremetyevo airport and Istanbul from August 1-10. There were 4,868 arrivals and 16,667 departures.







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04 August, 2020

Sheremetyevo Airport Resumes Full-Scale Operations at Terminal D

Sheremetyevo International Airport's Terminal D began servicing international and domestic flights on August 1. The opening of Terminal D was made possible by the gradual ending of restrictions on domestic and international passenger traffic and the gradual increase in the number of flights arriving at and departing from the airport.

22 July, 2020

Royal Flight Airlines repatriation flight land at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport from Africa

Photo Sheremetyevo International Airport
 A special Royal Flight Airlines flight landed at Sheremetyevo International Airport from Africa on Monday, July 20, at 02:14 Moscow time with 197 Russian, Ukrainian and Kazakh citizens on board. The passengers returned on flight RL9912 from several African countries in a special mission to bring Russian citizens back home from seven countries - Tanzania, Liberia, Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda, Kenya and Jordan.

The operation was possible thanks to the initiative and assistance of the Russian Foreign Ministry, financial support from the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) and cooperation between Royal Flight and Sheremetyevo Airport.

20 July, 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport to launch COVID-19 testing for passengers

                                             The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russia's sovereign wealth fund, and Sheremetyevo International Airport announced the launch of express-testing for coronavirus, using EMG systems, for arriving and departing passengers.
Testing will be available for all passengers transiting through Sheremetyevo International Airport from July 20 2020 at the Terminal B health center (domestic flights), and July 27 2020 at Terminal D (domestic and international flights).

It is a pilot project for Russia's transport industry. The express service for COVID-19 diagnostics providing the most reliable result in 60 minutes is being introduced at Sheremetyevo airport ahead of the upcoming opening of international regular air services and meets the requests of passengers. Testing will be available for all passengers from July 20 2020 at the Terminal B health center (domestic flights), and July 27 2020 at Terminal D (domestic and international flights). The test results will be available in Russian and English.

The EMG diagnostic system, created with support from RDIF, is one of the fastest and most accurate in the world; adapted for both fixed and unique mobile mini-laboratories (the portable system fits in two small suitcases).

25 June, 2020

Sheremetyevo Has Served More Than 9 Million Passengers in 2020

 A total of 9,146,000 passengers have passed through Sheremetyevo International Airport in the first five months of 2020, including children under two years of age. Passengers for the month of May totaled 227,153, a figure that is in line with the global passenger air transportation market, according to IATA research.

23 June, 2020

New flight programme from Sheremetyevo

A new program of flights to popular seasonal resorts has begun at Sheremetyevo International Airport. Flights will be operated by Rossiya Airlines in partnership with the travel operator Biblio-Globus as part of an updated flight program.

The opening of the new flight program was made possible by the lifting of the quarantine imposed to counter the spread of coronavirus infections in the resort regions. Mandatory observation of citizens of the Russian Federation arriving in the Krasnodar Territory was cancelled as of June 21. Epidemiological control has been partially lifted, as have restrictions on movement within the region.

Passengers will be able to take flights from Sheremetyevo Airport to popular tourist destinations within Russia, such as Sochi, Simferopol, Anapa and Kaliningrad.

30 May, 2020

Sheremetyevo Airport helps urgent supplies of medical equipment and doctors travel to Russian regions in desperate need of support during current crisis

Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport quickly facilitated the dispatch of multidisciplinary teams of physicians on Wednesday 27th May, to combat coronavirus infection in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Ingushetia, Dagestan and the Zabaikalye Territory, along with medication, personal protective equipment and medical equipment.   

The physicians will spend about two weeks in those regions of the Russian Federation. Four teams of six people each were sent to North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Dagestan and the Zabaikalye Territory. They included highly professional medical doctors and nurses who had been fighting COVID-19 for several months in Moscow, as well as pulmonologists, infectious disease specialists, ICU anesthesiologists, radiologists and ICU nurses.

Each team is led by a surgeon with experience in the treatment process and in working at hospitals that have been repurposed for the treatment of coronavirus.

24 May, 2020

Cargo traffic at Moscow's Sheremetyevo jumps in April and May

Cargo-only transit through Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport increased by 3.5 times from May 1 to May 18 compared to the same period in April, when Moscow Cargo handled more than four thousand tonnes of medical cargo from international airlines. Moscow Cargo is Sheremetyevo's cargo operator.

Air transport has played a critical role in the delivery of medical supplies during the pandemic, and medical supplies have been a significant portion of imports handled at Sheremetyevo International Airport during April and May. The medical supplies consisted of masks, ventilators, medical equipment and medications.

24 April, 2020

Cargo turnover at Sheremetyevo Airport grew by 8.8% in the first quarter of 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport handled more than 73 thousand tons of cargo and 11.5 thousand tons of mail in the first quarter of 2020, an increase of by 9.3% for goods and 6% for mail over the same period in 2019. The combined average growth for mail and cargo was 8.8%.  

Sheremetyevo LLC Moscow Cargo, the airport's main cargo operator, handled about 75% of the airport's total cargo traffic, some 63.5 thousand tons of cargo and mail, a 12% increase compared to the same period in 2019.

16 April, 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport has been named Airport of the Year in the annual Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards program for the second year in a row.

Sheremetyevo International Airport has been named Airport of the Year in the annual Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards program for the second year in a row.


The awards, which recognize excellence in 13 aviation and aviation-related categories, were announced April 15 in a ceremony held in a video broadcast format. The Wings of Russia National Aviation Award, named after Evgeny Chibirev, is a program of the Association of Air Transport Operators of the Russian Federation, the industry publication Air Transport Review, and the consulting company Infomost. They were established in 1997.

This year's award recipients were selected based on their performance in 2019 by a jury consisting of authoritative industry experts, top managers of large companies, and representatives of leading business and aviation publications.

15 April, 2020

Growth for Sheremetyevo International Airport in post COVID-19 era according to Alexander Ponomarenko

                                 Alexander Ponomarenko, Chairman of Sheremetyevo International Airport's (SVO) Board of Directors, discussed the airport's response to the global pandemic and the prospects for resuming growth in airport activity in a post-Covid-19 era.

In an interview with Forbes Russia, Ponomarenko discussed the possibility of the resumption of international flights in July and the gradual restoration of passenger traffic through the end of this year. The second scenario is more complex, and sees the resumption of 2019 levels in mid-2021.

01 April, 2020

Sheremetyevo Airport takes more measures to protect the health of passengers

Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow has taken additional measures to protect passengers and prevent the importation and spread of coronavirus COVID-19 in Russia, including closing terminal D.

The following measures have been implemented and are currently in place at Sheremetyevo International Airport:

In order to maintain social distance (In Russia this is advised to be 1.5 metres yet elsewhere 2 metres is considered the minimal distance) in places of possible passenger congestion, bright floor markings have been applied, including at the check-in line and in the pre-flight inspection zone, passport control zone and baggage claim area;
Information manuals have been posted in the arrivals areas. The manuals are titled "Arrived from abroad? Stay at home," and give guidance for remotely taking sick leave in order to avoid violating the regime of self-isolation. The QR code on the poster leads directly to the e-sick leave registration page.
Disinfection of all rooms has been strengthened at Sheremetyevo Airport, and wet cleaning will be carried out more frequently. The most stringent measures have been taken in Terminal F, where special coatings impregnated with a disinfectant have been applied at exits of the terminal to disinfect passengers' shoes.

27 March, 2020

Sheremetyevo temporarily closes passenger Terminal D

Sheremetyevo International Airport will temporarily close Terminal D for arrivals and departures beginning at 00:00 hours on April 1, 2020. The closure will last until further notice.

Sheremetyevo has taken this measure because of the reduction in passenger traffic and the introduction of additional restrictions on international air transportation. Specifically, the Government of the Russian Federation has ordered the termination of regular and charter flights from airports in Russian cities to airports in foreign countries starting 00:00 hours on March 27, 2020 as part of national efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus infection.

The remaining international arrivals and departures scheduled for Terminal D will be transferred to Terminal F, while domestic flights scheduled for Terminal D will be transferred to Terminal B.

20 March, 2020

Sheremetyevo Airport to close two terminals and has stringent health screening for arrivals.

Sheremetyevo International Airport has confirmed that given the reduced passenger traffic and new restrictions imposed on international air travel, terminals E and C will be closed for both departures and arrivals on March 20, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. All flights currently operating in these terminals will be transferred to Terminal D and Terminal F.

Sheremetyevo International Airport is the first airport in Russia to begin implementing a set of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. From the very first days of the threat of infection spreading in the territory of Russia, all flights arriving from China were directed to Terminal F, and flights from the Republic of Korea, Iran, and Italy were subsequently directed to that terminal as well. At the moment, the terminal is serving all flights arriving from countries with large numbers of recorded COVID-19 cases.

22 January, 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport Celebrates Official Opening of New Terminal C

Sheremetyevo International Airport's new passenger Terminal C was opened to the public on January 17.


The official opening ceremony was attended by Aleksandr Yurchik, Transport Deputy Minister of Russia; Aleksandr Neradko, Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency; Igor Bryntsalov, Head of the Moscow Region Duma; Alexander Ponomarenko, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC SIA; Mikhail Vasilenko, CEO of JSC SIA; and Andrey Chikhanchin, Deputy CEO of Aeroflot, as well as other officials, partners of the SIA Group, and Russian and international media. 

Terminal C was built as part of the Long-term Airport Development Program and forms part of the Northern Terminal Complex (Terminals B, C) of Sheremetyevo Airport and was built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards.

The terminal complex will be home to international carriers and can accommodate 20 million passengers per year. It comprises the main seven-floor passenger terminal building with a total area of 127,375 square meters, a control tower to supervise aircraft ground movement, and a roofed, six-level parking lot for 2,500 vehicles that is connected with the terminal via a pedestrian crossing. The major challenge in the design and construction of Terminal ะก was to ensure a harmonious relationship between cutting-edge technology and a design plan that follows the traditions of Russian Constructivism.

10 January, 2020

2019 Was a Year of Growth and Quality for Sheremetyevo

There is no doubt that for Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow that 2019 was a very good year.  The number of passengers served increasing by 8.9 % over 2018, to 49.9 million*. Takeoff and -landing operations (TLO) increased 8.2 percent in the same period, to 386,370.

In 2019, the passenger flow on international airlines was more than 26.6 million, an increase of 7.8 percent; growth on domestic airlines was 10.3 %, or more than 23.3 million. The most popular international destinations by the end of the year were Antalya, Yerevan, Paris, Beijing and Tel Aviv. The most popular domestic destinations were St. Petersburg, Simferopol, Sochi, Yekaterinburg and Krasnodar.

07 January, 2020

Sheremetyevo Is the Most Punctual Airport in the World: OAG

Sheremetyevo International Airport is the most punctual major airport in the world, according to OAG, the British aviation research company that has analyzed aviation since 1929.

OAG compared Sheremetyevo with other airports serving in the Mega Airports category, those handling more than 30 million seats per year on regular departures. Flights at Sheremetyevo arrived and departed on time at a rate of 87% in 2019.

This was the first year Sheremetyevo Airport led the OAG punctuality rating in the new Mega Airports category.  It was the most punctual airport in the world in the Major Airports category—airports with an annual volume of 20 to 30 million departing passengers—in 2018.

04 January, 2020

Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport Named World's Most Punctual Airport

Travel data and analytics expert Cirium has named Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) the world's most punctual airport in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review.


SVO operated the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 percent being on time.

Our favourite airport in Moscow, SVO was number one in both the category for Global Airports and the category for Large Airports.

The rankings come from Cirium, the world's leading authority on airline on-time performance, aviation and travel data. The analytics expert has now published its annual review for 11 consecutive years.

02 January, 2020

The world's most punctual airline in 2019 was............................................Aeroflot

Aeroflot

Cirium has just revealed the world’s most on-time airlines and airports during 2019 - with the Russian carrier Aeroflot named as the world’s most punctual mainline airline and Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International is the world’s most on-time airport

Cirium’s On-Time Performance Review 2019 also awards 
Aeroflot the most punctual European airline
Runners-up include All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Delta Air Lines, 
with Delta the most on-time airline in North America
The most on-time global network airline is LATAM Airlines
The most on-time Low-Cost Carrier is Japan’s StarFlyer

        Russia’s Aeroflot has been named as the world’s most on-time mainline airline in the annual On-Time Performance (OTP) Review released today by travel data and analytics expert Cirium.

The OTP Review identifies the world’s best-performing airlines and airports for on-time flight operations in 2019. According to the long-running analysis by Cirium, which provides the definitive ranking of the top ten most on-time airlines and airports globally, by size and region, 86.7 per cent of Aeroflot’s flights operated on time in 2019.

Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) came in second place with 86.3 per cent of its flights on time. Last year’s winner, Delta Air Lines, took third place in the global category with 85.7 per cent of flights arriving on time but topped the ranking in the North America category in both mainline and network*.

Meanwhile, Latin American airline LATAM clinches top ranking of the global network airline category with 86.7 per cent of the flights in its network arriving on time.

The 2019 Review also reveals that the most punctual airline in Europe is also Aeroflot. In the Asia Pacific, ANA takes top spot; Copa Airlines is most on time in Latin America; and in the Middle East and Africa, Qatar Airways beats Emirates to top ranking.

Japanese airline StarFlyer is named the world’s most punctual low-cost carrier with 91.4 per cent of flights arriving on-schedule**.

Cirium’s OTP Review also identifies the world’s most punctual airport, with Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International (SVO) operating the most on-schedule departing flights, with 95 per cent being on time.

19 December, 2019

Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport sees growth in passenger traffic and leads the World in on-time departures in 2019

Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport served 46.38 million passengers in the first 11 months of 2019, an increase of 10.1 percent over the same period in 2018 the airport has announced.

According to FlightStats, which tracks and rates real-time flight status, departures and arrivals, airport delays, and airport information worldwide, Sheremetyevo also had the best record in the world for on-time departures in the Major Airports category and was the leader in on-time departures among the largest airports in Europe.

Flights depart on time at Sheremetyevo 95.7% of the time and led worldwide in that category for nine of the first 11 months of 2019.