Opening an around the clock bank branch at Strigino International Airport (belongs to Airports of Regions Holding Company) allowed to meet the demands of passengers in currency exchange. Following the results of the first month’s operation of the Metcombank office at the airport (included in the top 100 most reliable Russian banks according to Forbes) we can conclude that the most popular service among passengers is buying of foreign currency before departure on international flights. Less frequent is a return exchange for rubles by the citizens arriving from abroad.
Like most modern airports, Strigino is being developed under the concept of Airport City - where the range of goods and services at the airport is represented as widely as, for example, in the city center, and at competitive prices. As a priority task Nizhny Novgorod Airport implements accommodation in the airport terminal of all services, which can be claimed by passengers. In the banking sector, as practice shows, it is remittances, payment of various fees, fines, and currency exchange. On the whole, the range of banking services at Strigino is currently presented by the offices of VTB and Metcombank, Sberbank ATMs, Gazprombank, CreditEuropeBank and Rosbank.
- Attracting operators to our holding’s airports, including banks, Airports of Regions Management Company, in the first place, tries to offer floor area to the companies with a stable reputation at the market, having in their portfolio a large line of services. Such counterparties can provide a high-quality service to passengers - noted Director of Non-Aviation Activity for Airports of Regions Management Company Tatiana Bateneva. - Banks for us are not merely lessees staying in the territory of the airport terminal, they are partners which influence the formation of general attitude of the passengers to the airport.
Let’s note, that according to the recent marketing research commissioned on request of PSC MANN the majority of respondents from amongst Strigino passengers expressed their high satisfaction with the range and quality of banking services, they obtained at Nizhny Novgorod Airport.