Press article fom 14.04.2008
Vladivostok Avia connects Frankfurt-Hahn with Moscow
On April 30. the fourth Airline with Low-Cost Prices, the Russian airline Vladi-vostok Avia, starts from the Airport Frankfurt-Hahn. Three times a week the Russian airline will take off from the Airport Frankfurt-Hahn and fly to Moscow, 2.500 km away. Using modern airplanes type Airbus A320 the Russian capitol can be reached in only 3 hours on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays for a price starting at 94 Euros one-way. “We would like to offer our Russian passengers the opportunity to discover Europe with this regular connection of Moscow – Frankfurt-Hahn. The advantageous geographical location of the Airport Frankfurt-Hahn, the well developed infrastructure which is perfectly tailored for Low-Cost-Airlines, as well as the diverse routing to other European countries were decisive in adding this connection” says Vladimir Aleksandrowitsch Sajbel, General Manager of Vladivostok Avia. The other way around, passengers from Frankfurt-Hahn have the possibility to fly to other regions of Russia through connecting flights with Vladivostok Avia in Moscow.
Jörg Schumacher, Managing Director (Speaker) of the Airport Frankfurt-Hahn GmbH happily states: “The connection to Moscow is a valuable addition for the Airport Frank-furt-Hahn. For the first time we have a passenger connection from the Hunsrück-Airport to the biggest country in the world with connections to other Russian regions that are in part on the Asian continent”. Passengers can continue their journey with Vladivostok Avia from Moscow on to Vladivostok, Abakan, Kemerovo, Sochi, Nowokuznetsk, Yekaterinburg und Irkutsk. “Passengers that continue on after Moscow will receive only one flight ticket and the luggage will be checked through to the final destination,” Vladimir Aleksandrowitsch Sajbel adds. These routes can be booked in the internet under www.vladivostokavia.ru or the German website of www.vladavia.de.
Visa Requirements for German Citizens
German Citizens need a visa to enter the country. The application for this visa has to be submitted to a Russian Embassy or Consulate (Russian Foreign Representation) and issued before departure. In addition to this, Russian law requires passports which are valid for more then 6 months after the date of travel. Children that are 16 or younger need a children’s passport with current picture unless they are included in the family passport. German Citizens need to have mandatory health insurance when trav-eling to Russia. More information is available on the Website of the Russian consulate under http://www.russisches-konsulat.de
Vladivostok Avia is one of the largest airlines in Russia and since April 2004 a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Currently the carrier operates five airplanes type Airbus A320 as well as four type Tupolev Tu-204-300.
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