Informe semanal de noticias elaborado por la Oficina de Turismo de Tenerife en Moscú
- Tour operators Anex Tour cancel promo tariffs
According to the deputy director of Anex Tour Yana Muromovaya, the company will cancel promotional rates from April 1. Similar decision was also taken by Pegas.
The industry experts say that special discounted rates called promo tariffs as well as low commission caused the crisis in the industry.
- S7 Group in February increased transportation by 8,5% up to 1 million people
The S7 Group provided flights to 1.053 million people in February 2019, which is 8.5% as compared with February 2018. “A significant increase in passenger traffic was due to the expansion of the fleet and the increase in the number of flights on the S7 Airlines route network. Compared to February 2018 S7 Airlines fleet added 14 aircrafts, and the number of new flights increased by 8.8%,” said S7 Commercial Director Group Igor Veretennikov.
- FlyDubai canceled some flights due to the ban of Boeing 737 MAS8
The airline Flydubai canceled the flight from Moscow to Dubai on Thursday 14.The decision was made in connection with the ban on the operation of the Boeing 737 MAX8.
- Brussels Airlines changes the airport in Moscow this summer
From June 2, 2019 Brussels Airlines will operate direct regular flights on the route Brussels – Moscow – Brussels from Sheremetyevo Airport. According to the press service of the airport, flights will be operated on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
- ANEX Tour will double the number of charter flights to Mexico
Charter flights to Cancun will be year-round. According to ANEX Tour representatives the flight program from Moscow to Cancun until May 18 is carried out on Tuesdays and Saturdays; Further in the program days of departure will change. Until October 17, 2019 departures are scheduled on Mondays and Thursdays. The route is put aboard Boeing 777-300, which has a 42 business-class seats.
- Thomas Cook plans to buy Biblio-Globus
Thomas Cook bought the Russian tour operator Intourist in 2018, and the company is considering another deal with Biblio-Globus Tour Operator. If the aquisition takes place, the tour operator will seriously strengthen its position in the Russian Federation and will get the largest share in the outbound travel sector.