Russia plane tickets & flights
The World's biggest country has vast uninhabited lands, beautiful landscapes, wild, untouched nature and lots of urban attractions in its scattered big cities as well!
If you want to go and see Russia, then you will have to check out the airline travel possibilities. We are sharing some information with you right on this page, it'll make your life easier.
There are tremendously many international routes, after all, this is the largest country in the World.
There's also a large number of airlines in Russia, but most of them haven't got modern online booking systems and support in other languages than Russian.
Many connections through external and internal airlines from Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Other available connections are primarily through local airlines in big cities (e.g. Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok).
Airlines in Russia
Based at Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow, this airline flies to roughly 100 destinations, many within Russia, others are foreign destinations.
Aeroflot used to be the World's biggest airline during the cold war period.
Subsidiary of S7 Airlines (which is from Novosibirsk). This airline is based at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport.
JSC Transaero Airlines
Has 2 main bases: at Domodedovo International Airport near Moscow, at Pulkovo Airport near Saint Petersburg.
In late 2009 it had 58 domestic and international destinations.
It is Russia's leading internal carrier.
In 2007 S7 Airlines has served 72 destinations.
S7 is also known as Siberia Airlines. It is headquartered in Moscow, but operates many point to point flights across Russia.
Currently it is the fastest growing Russian carrier.
Based in Krasnodar, this is a domestic and international carrier.
On domestic routes it flies to: Krasnodar, Moscow, Surgut, Ufa.
On international routes: Antalya, Aleppo, Athens, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Tashkent, Thessaloniki, Tel Aviv, Yerevan.
Small charter airline based in Moscow. Flies to Europe the Middle East and India.
Headquartered in Orenburg, Russia.
Flies to domestic destinations and primarily to Central Asian cities on international routes.
Government-owned carrier, based in the city of Perm, serves: Nizhnevartovsk, Perm, Surgut and Ufa.
Has mixed fleet of old and new Russian, old Boeing and modern Airbus airplanes.
In 2009 it has served close to 100 destinations.
Russian Sky Airlines
Based in Moscow. Flies to Europe, Middle East and the Far East.
Based in Sakhalin, Russia. Flies to China, South Korea, Japan primarily.
The first Russian low cost airline.
Flies to big cities in Western Russia and also operates scheduled and periodical flights to popular southern European destinations for travelers arriving from Russia: Rhodes Island in Greece, Istanbul in Turkey, etc.
Its main base is in Kazan.
Destinations are in Russia primarily, then the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe.
Based in Tomsk, it is a charter and scheduled flight airline.
Based in Yekaterinburg. Serves about 3-4 dozen destinations.
Flies to many Russian, Asian and European destinations.
Its main base is Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport. Flied to Russia, Europe, Asia, Central Asia.
Operates scheduled domestic and international flights within Russia and also connects its base (Vladivostok) with Europe, Asia, North America and Africa.
Has secondary hubs at Moscow's Vnukovo and Khabarovsk's Novy Airport.
Serves Yakutsk, where it is based.
Yakutia Airlines flies to Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Various other carriers
Most major airlines from Europe fly to Moscow and to Saint Petersburg, some even to other cities (like Yekaterinburg/Ekaterinburg, for instance).
Destinations, major airports in Russia
Here are the airports that we consider are most important in the country:
Archangelsk Talagi Airport
Astrakhan Narimanovo Airport
Kalininggrad Khrabrovo Airport
Kazan International Airport
Khabarovsk Novy Airport
Krasnodar International Airport
Moscow Domodedovo International Airport
Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport
Moscow Vnukovo International Airport
Norilsk Alykel Airport
Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport
Orenburg Tsentralny Airport
Perm Bolshoye Savino Airport
Provideniya Bay Airport
Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport
Saint Petersburg/Sankt Peterburg/Petrograd Pushkin Airport
Samara Kurumoch International Airport
Sochi International Airport
Stavropol Shpakovskoye Airport
Tomsk Bogashevo Airport
Ufa International Airport
Ulan-Ude Airport/Lake Baikal Airport
Ulyanovsk Vostochny Airport
Vladivostok International Airport
Volgograd International Airport
Voronezh Pridacha/Voronezh East Airport
Voronezh Chertovitskoye International Airport
Yekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport
Last modified/updated: November 20, 2009