Utair passengers can use e-passes at Vnukovo

Utair passengers can use e-passes at Vnukovo

31 May 2019

Barcode readers are now available at the entrance to the “airside” at Vnukovo International Airport. Starting from June 1, all Utair passengers flying domestic flights from Moscow can save their time by using electronic boarding passes.

“Vnukovo Airport is Utair’s main hub. We are excited about the opportunity to use e-passes right before the summer holiday season. We send our congratulations to our colleagues from Vnukovo on the launch of the new technology that will make flights for Utair passengers more comfortable,” comments Pavel Permyakov, CEO of Utair – Passenger Airlines.

Utair is the most punctual airline in Russia in 2018. According to the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) rating, the company performed 99.18% of flights on schedule or with minimum delays up to 2 hours. In 2018, passenger traffic increased by 8.7%, to 7.9 million passengers.

Utair flies to 150 destinations, more than 60 of which are available only to passengers of the company. Utair has 11 hubs throughout the country: in Ufa, Ekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Mineralnye Vody, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Sochi, Surgut, Tyumen, and Khanty-Mansiysk. The main transfer point is Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, which offers more than 160 Utair flights daily. The headquarters of Utair is located in Surgut.