Sheremetyevo handles over one million

The international Sheremetyevo airport is operating at a steady rate, while preparing for an extensive overhaul. In the first two months of this year, the Sheremetyevo airport provided its services to 1.1 million Russian and foreign passengers on international routes and 457,000 passengers on internal routes.

The figures were up 1.9% and 7.7%, respectively, year-on-year.

In January and February 2006, the number of routes grew by 5.1% Y/Y.

The airport handled a total of 22,295 flights in the first two months.

The number of regular trips grew by 4.0% on international routes and 4.5% on internal lines. Regular trips were kept at 90% of overall transportation via the international Sheremetyevo airport.

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The Sheremetyevo Business Aviation centre provided its services to 3,284 private clients, up 36.4% year-on- year.
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