YEREVAN, October 16. / ARKA /. Russian Ural Airlines will start operating direct flights between Ufa, the capital of Russian republic of Bashkortostan and Armenia’s capital Yerevan starting from November 8, according to Russian RIA Novosti news agency, which in turn cited people from the airline familiar with the matter.
The first flight will be made on November 8 from Ufa to Armenia and then flights will be operated on Fridays every two weeks by Airbus aircrafts.
The Russian company also operates flights from Yerevan to Russian Yekaterinburg, Nizhniy Novgorod, Samara and St. Petersburg.
Ural Airlines is based in Yekaterinburg. In 2012 it transported more than 3.5 million passengers to more than 170 destinations. It runs 31 aircrafts - Airbus A320, A321 and A319 . -0-