Domodedovo boosts traffic by 12%

In the first seven months of 2006 passenger throughput reached 8,366,000 passengers, a 11.6% increase over the same period of 2005. The highest growth was recorded on the routes to such destinations as Bangkok, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don, St.Petersburg, Volgograd, Samara, London, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Larnaka, Mineralnye Vody.

Domodedovo serviced 1,130,000 passengers on these routes, a 50% growth against the results of January-July 2005.

Passenger traffic in July 2006 amounted to 1,733,000 passengers, an 8.1% growth against the result of July 2005.

Domodedovo actively enhances its aviation security within the ICAO standards and Russian laws. Domodedovo in co-operation with EL AL Israel Airlines installed a unique scanner CTX 5500 DS in the check-in area. In May 2006 the local unit of the Federal Supervision Agency for Customer Protection and Human Welfare of the Moscow region granted the airport’s Aviation Security Service the license permitting to work with sources of ionizing radiation to carry on luggage, goods and carry-on baggage checks.