Currently the largest air hub in Russia and Eastern Europe by passenger traffic, Moscow Domodedovo Airport has will now add additional capacity. A contract to build a second segment for passenger departures and arrivals is slated to be completed by 2016 according to the news.
easyJet and British Airways have just landed the right to operate flights to Russian capital Moscow, at the expense of Virgin Atlantic whose bid to secure what is one of Europe’s most flight routes was rejected.
According to news from easyJet, the low cost airline will begin operating flights between London and Moscow starting early next year. Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority having granted the license to EasyJet in preference to Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic, officials cite EasyJet fare benefits as the reason.