Basel Aero, part of Russia’s largest diversified industrial group Basic Element, has announced that Mahan Air’s inaugural Tehran-Sochi charter flight touched down earlier as a part of Open Skies regime that has previously been introduced in Sochi. The first Tehran-Sochi flight saw a total of 180 passengers were board the Аirbus A310-300.
Basel Aero, a part of Russia’s largest industrial diversified group Basic Element, announces that Sochi International Airport, a main gateway of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games, served over 17,200 Olympic guests and participants on the peak days, Feb 6-7.
Russia is preparing to welcome guests to the Black Sea coastal resort of Sochi ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Games. A total of 2,900 athletes will compete for 98 gold medals over 16 days, with the games set to be the most expensive in history.
Basel Aero, part of Russia’s largest diversified industrial group Basic Element, announces that over 2,500 staff of the Sochi International Airport, have completed several educational programs ahead of the 22nd Winter Olympics.
In an Olympic first, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has addressed the IOC Session in advance of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. “Today I am in Sochi to witness countries uniting in a spirit of friendly competition and goodwill,” he said in the build up to the Games’ Opening Ceremony.
The Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games is a global event, with the effect of the Games already being felt in the Sochi region and much more widely across Russia. Through the preparation for the Games, Russia has benefitted from a life changing tangible and intangible legacies.
Officials for the International Olympic Committee, led by president Thomas Bach, have arrived in Sochi ahead of the 2014 Winter Games. Landing at the newly completed Sochi International Airport, the delegation will begin preparations for the Games, which begin on February 6th.
Marriott International has opened a luxurious ski and spa hotel under its signature brand, Marriott Hotels, at the heart of the new Gorky Gorod ski resort in Krasnaya Polyana. The region will host the Winter Olympics next month.
Basel Aero, a part of Russia’s industrial diversified group Basic Element, has announced the successful testing of a temporary terminal at Sochi International Airport, the main gateway for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games. Terminal D, built specially for handling Olympic athletes and fan groups, served the first passengers on Thursday.