Khanty-Mansiysk – UTair Aviation (UTair Aviation, JSC) increased its number of transported passengers to 351,461 in January to March 2005, against the same period in 2004.
Of that amount, 318,932 people were transported by the company’s airplanes, 32 percent up from the corresponding period in 2004.
At the same time, UTair Aviation’s passenger traffic grew 25.1 percent to 479.828m passenger-kilometers in the first quarter of this year; its airplanes flew for 18,328 hours, 27.1 percent more than in the same period last year.
The volume of transported mail surged 67.9 percent to 235.7 tons in January to March 2005; cargo transportation advanced 10.9 percent to 1,659 tons.
In addition, the company reported growth in other figures: flights made by the company’s helicopters increased 10.3 percent to 7,768 hours in the period in question, compared to January to March 2004.