The airline presently operates its air companies on the Moscow-Delhi-Moscow route twice-a-week with an Airbus A330 plane.
Aeroflot will fly its Airbus A330 plane each Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from Moscow to Goa, providing 28 seats within the enterprise class and 268 within the economic system class, the assertion mentioned.
In addition to, the brand new companies may also provide a weekly cargo capability of 30 tons from India for Russia and the CIS international locations, it added.
“Goa is a well-liked vacationer vacation spot amongst Russians. We’re beginning our three-times-a-week flights on the Moscow-Goa-Moscow route. It marks the growth of our Indian companies in response to buyer demand,” mentioned Korolev Oleg Ok, head of cargo at Aeroflot.
Goa-Moscow route is one other high-demand route between India and Russia. These flights will increase the recovering vacationer market in each international locations, mentioned Delmos Aviation, which manages the cargo gross sales and bookings for Aeroflot in India.
Vacationers from Russia make up nearly all of guests to Goa. With vacationer season simply across the nook, India is trying ahead to welcoming a excessive variety of Russian vacationers, it acknowledged.
It is a good begin and can increase the tourism business within the upcoming vacationer season. Additionally, it would assist streamline cargo motion, Naveen Rao, Director – Delmos Aviation mentioned.
“(As) a lot of the airways are nonetheless not flying to Russia resulting from varied sanctions. It’s affecting the cargo provide chain from the western area. Aeroflot flights from Goa will assist bridge this hole. Weekly flights from Goa will additional improve and streamline the availability chain each for the pharmaceutical sector and different items industries,” he added.
India is the first exporter of important pharma provides to Russia and CIS nations. Western India is a hub of many pharmaceutical firms and different perishable items, in response to Rao.
“In addition to with the intensive protection in Russia and the CIS area, these flights will additional support within the growth of our community within the area. They are going to facilitate provide chain motion. We see a particular surge in demand for air cargo logistical companies in Russia and CIS nations,” Rao mentioned.
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