Ural Airlines (Yekaterinburg) ended Moscow (Domodedovo) – Cologne/Bonn flights on January 23. The route was operated with Airbus A320s on three days a week.
Ural Airlines currently operates, under operating leases, 34 Airbus aircraft (19 A320s, 10 A321s, and 5 A319s) on their Russian and international routes. The airline’s strategic plans include operating long-haul wide-body aircraft of the Airbus A330-type by 2016.
Copyright Photo: OSDU/AirlinersGallery.com. Ural Airlines Airbus A320-214 VQ-BAG (msn 1063) arrives back at Moscow (Domodedovo).
Ural Airlines (Yekaterinburg) will start a new route on October 3 linking Ekaterinburg with Budapest, Hungary. The new route will operate weekly on Wednesdays with Airbus A320s.
In addition, the airline will also start weekly service between Chelyabinsk and Tashkent on September 5, also with Airbus A320s according to Airline Route.
On the traffic side, the company operated a total of 14,925 flights since the beginning of 2012, including 6,201 international flights, 5,447 domestic flights, and 3,134 flights to CIS countries. The Ural Airlines passenger traffic has grown by 44 percent in the first seven months of 2012.
Ural Airlines currently operates 15 Airbus A320s and nine A321s.
Copyright Photo: Felix Gottwald. Airbus A320-211 VP-BPV (msn 203) completes its final approach into Munich.
Ural Airlines (Yekaterinburg) on October 16, 2011retired its last Russian-bulit airliner. The company retired its last Tupolev Tu-154 from scheduled operations. The airline now only flies the Airbus A320 and A321.