At the international airport of Nalchik traffic volumes for the first half of 2016 increased by 209%. This was announced by the head of Department of airport’s public relations Karina Arkasov, reports TASS.
“The growth of passenger traffic in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period last year amounted to 209%,” — said she. The airport in the first half of 2016 carried 81 million passengers, compared to 38 thousand in the first half of 2015.According to Arcasoy, most of the passengers had on domestic flights.
She noted that the figures increased because of the General increase in demand for domestic air travel and the emergence of new airlines on routes to popular destinations. For the first half also increased the frequency of regular flights Nalchik — Istanbul. Arkanova said that this caused the growth of passenger traffic on international flights more than 10 times.
According to Arcasoy in the near future, the airport will increase the number of flights to Moscow and will open flights to Saint Petersburg, Antalya and Jordan.