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Smartavia stops flying to international destinations

Smartavia has also announced it has ended all its international flights on Friday, March 4.

This includes flights to Uzbekistan and charter flights to Turkey.

Note: Antalya in Turkey is going to become a ghost airport without Russian airlines.

Smartavia announces its winter schedule

Smartavia (Nordavia) Boeing 737-86N WL VQ-BBY (msn 36819) AYT (Ton Jochems). Image: 954844.

Smartavia made this announcement:

We are pleased to announce that we have opened the sale of tickets for regular flights of the autumn-winter flight schedule, which will be valid from October 31, 2021 to March 26, 2022.

From Arkhangelsk you can buy tickets for flights to Moscow (Domodedovo Airport) and St. Petersburg. This winter, in comparison with the previous one, flights to the two most popular destinations among the residents of Pomerania will be carried out daily with an increased frequency: in Domodedovo – 2 times a day, in Pulkovo – 3 times a day.

Also in the autumn-winter schedule will continue to operate traditional flights from Murmansk to Moscow and St. Petersburg, from Syktyvkar to St. Petersburg, from Naryan-Mar to Arkhangelsk and St. Petersburg.

In the coming winter, most of the flights in the Smartavia route network will be operated from the Northern capital of Russia. Due to the increased demand and for the convenience of passengers on popular destinations, the frequency of flights will be increased compared to the winter schedule of 2021.

The number of flights from St. Petersburg to Russian cities will increase: Samara (14 flights per week), Kaliningrad (10 flights per week), Chelyabinsk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Ufa, Kazan (up to 7 flights per week).

For the first time in the winter schedule, travelers from St. Petersburg will be able to go direct Smartavia flights to Simferopol (up to 5 times a week), Mineralnye Vody (3 times a week), Anapa, Krasnodar, Tyumen, Perm and Orenburg (up to 7 times a week).

An increase in the number of flights from Moscow is also expected. From the domodedovo base airport, Smartavia will fly more often to Sochi, Kaliningrad, Simferopol, Samara, Vladikavkaz, Orenburg, Mineralnye Vody, Rostov-on-Don and Makhachkala. The number of flights on these routes will increase to 7 per week. Among the new destinations within the winter schedule will be flights to Novosibirsk, Saratov and Krasnodar. And also Smartavia will maintain the program of flights from Moscow to Ulan-Ude with a frequency of 4 flights per week.


Top Copyright Photo: Smartavia (Nordavia) Boeing 737-86N WL VQ-BBY (msn 36819) AYT (Ton Jochems). Image: 954844.

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Smartavia adds its first Airbus A320neo

Smartavia Airlines has taken delivery of its first of three Airbus A320neo, powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines.

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Airbus A320-251N VP-BOS (msn 7523, ex XA-JRM) was formerly operated by Interjet. It was delivered on April 13.

Smartavia Airlines operates scheduled and charter air services under trade mark Smartavia (since March, 2019) and the designation code 5N to more than 60 airports in Russia and abroad. The Airline has dominant position in the market of passenger air service in the North-West of the Russian Federation.

The airline has bases at Moscow (Domodedovo), St. Petersburg (Pulkovo) and Arkhangelsk.

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Smartavia to operate nonstop flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Yerevan

Airline Color Scheme - Introduced 2019

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and Smartavia have announced the launch of direct flights on the route Moscow (DME) – Yerevan (EVN) – Moscow (DME). The airline will operate three-weekly services on Mondays, Fridays, and Sundays.

In 2019 the demand for flights to Armenia has significantly increased. In January-June 2019 passenger traffic from DME to Yerevan surpassed 220 thousand people, a 29% year-over-year growth.

Domodedovo Airport and Smartavia have been cooperating since 2014. In this period the partners have served more than 1.5 million passengers. Since the beginning of the year, Smartavia’s passenger traffic to DME has risen by 40%, up to 204 thousand people.

Smartavia’s operating performance numbers are growing due to the development of its route network. The airline has opened flights to Makhachkala, Mineralnye Vody, Orenburg, and increased flight frequency to Turkey.


Starting from June 2019, Smartavia carries out 15 weekly flights to Antalya and Dalaman. This summer the airline has launched four-weekly services between Moscow Domodedovo and Ulan-Ude.

Top Copyright Photo: Smartavia (Nordavia) Boeing 737-86N WL VQ-BBW (msn 36818) AYT (Arnd Wolf). Image: 946893.

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Nordavia to become Smartavia


Nordavia Regional Airlines (Arkhangelsk) has decided to rebrand as Smartavia. The first aircraft in the new identity is due next month. The airline unveiled its new look on March 20.

The airline will officially change its name at the end of the year.

All images by the airline.