Airport for low-cost airlines. Rationales, Problems and Prospects
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Airport for low-cost airlines. Rationales, Problems and Prospects.

Airport for low-cost airlines. Rationales, Problems and Prospects.


Today it became officially known that the construction of an airport will begin on the territory of the Novgorod region, which will deal with the maintenance of low-costers. The airport will be built on the territory of the former military airfield, and, as expected, the work on the arrangement of the air transport hub will begin this year. Nevertheless, the specialists are very skeptical about this idea, assuming that the airport's appearance, of course, will have a number of positive points, however, in general, the overall efficiency of the air hub is unlikely to take place.



It is expected that the air company will be able to serve not only passenger traffic in Moscow, southern Russia, the Volga, Siberian and Ural federal districts, but it can also become an excellent transit point for cargo air transportation. Nevertheless, it is believed that, mainly, the appearance of the civil airport of Krechevitsa will be associated with the need to service the loukosterov, which caused a number of bewilderment among Russian experts, especially since at the moment there is only one low-budget airline on the territory of the country, and work for the future Is unlikely to be profitable.



There are a number of assumptions that the creation of a civil airport on the territory of the Novgorod region is primarily associated with ensuring the interest of Pobeda airline in this, which, as previously learned, intends to start operating flights on international air routes. This kind of transshipment base is a very effective solution, however, it should be clarified that perhaps the government of the country is planning to create several more domestic low-cost airlines in the near future to provide air traffic, both on domestic airlines and on international routes, which will allow to establish nominal work airport with occupancy rates of 70-80%.


One of the concepts that might look like airport Krechevitsy


Another version of why the former military airfield may be established civilian air hub, is to ensure the most effective conditions for foreign airlines, as, in fact, this place is a straight air gateway to Western Europe and to the territory of Central Russia, in excellent suitable for both air cargo and passenger air transportation.

According to the information released to the public, it became known that infrastructure will be actively developed on the territory of the future airport - there will be a hotel, a convenient supply of ground communication facilities with nearby cities, warehouse terminals, which will probably attract not only Russian air carriers, but also foreign ones. In particular, it is possible that Chinese airlines will be interested in the new air transport hub, which will be able to use the airport for subsequent adjustments to their routes to European countries.


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