Soon can you depart from Ostend to Moscow, a good glass of vodka to drink, the mausoleum of Lenin to visit or selfies to take on the famous Red Square. With Moscow, the Ostend airport to extract a beautiful destination. Pobeda, a low-cost airline, which is part of the well-known Russian company Aeroflot, three flights per week to the airport of Vnukovo, fly at about thirty kilometres from the city centre. For the Ostend airport, this is a major extension of the offer, especially because Rome and Barcelona, two citytripbestemmingen have been lost. Pobeda itself is also nowhere else in Belgium.Boost for tourism
The first flight is scheduled for Thursday, march 7, also on Tuesday and Saturday flown. Pobeda flies brand-new Boeing 737-800, of which the society there are currently 24 in operation. “The new line is great news for our airport, but also for the region,” said Marcel Buelens, ceo of the airport. “The tourism sector in Flanders will undoubtedly be of benefit. In addition to the Belgian public, we take into account a potential increase of foreign users of our airport, because of its favourable location in respect of, for example, in the North of France and South-West of the Netherlands.”Promomachine soon at full speed
ticket prices start from 42 euros per person, single flight. The hours can vary a lot. Flights on Tuesdays and Thursdays depart from Ostend to 17.55 pm, and countries in Russia at 22.55 hrs local time (two hours later). On Saturday, you climb on to 12.35 pm to get back to land at 18.15 hours. The return flights on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Russia to leave for 15 hours, and countries in Belgium at 16.45 hours. On Saturdays, departure you all at 10.20 hours and you land at 12.05 on our coast. “Especially in Russia is the promotion of this new line is already working. The promomachine will in our country from January on full revs,” says Buelens.
Tickets are already on sale through www.pobeda.aero. Remember: those who come to Russia to travel, has an international passport and visa required.