During the January-August period of 2014 Strigino Airport (belongs to Airports Regions Group) handled 777,134 passengers (a 29.7% year over year increase), of which 393,876 passengers were serviced in the domestic airlines and 383,258 - in the international airlines. Regular flights were operated to 59 destinations, 26 of them were domestic and 33 - international. Aircraft departures experienced a 17.8% increase (6,331), freight and mail demand expanded by 8.8% (632 tons).
It is worth noting that the past period has seen a notable reshuffle in the distribution of passenger traffic by airlines: North Wind carrying out an extensive charter program has nearly doubled its traffic (116,952 passengers, 15% of the total passenger flow of Strigino Airport). S7 has significantly increased its occupancy of seats (53,668 passengers, 6.9% of total passenger traffic). Aeroflot remains the leader (189,247 passengers, 24.4% of the Nizhny Novgorod’s passenger flow).
In August 2014, Strigino Airport handled 131,429 passengers, which is 30.4% more than last year. Passenger traffic on domestic flights reached 58,408 people (+37.7% compared to August of last year), on international flights – 73,021 people (+25.1%). Number of departures was 15.2% higher (955), the cargo and mail business was 1.7% better (87.2 tons).
Most punctual airline in August was UTair-Express: more than 97% of all flights were made on schedule. Also Orenburzhye, UTair, Ak Bars and Finnair showed a punctuality rate exceeding 90%.