Pobeda Airlines, the only low-cost airline in Russia have started to sell tickets to Milan (Bergamo) on Wednesday. The daily flight will start on 20th December with fares starting from as low as 999 Rubles.
«The opening of sales was a huge success amongst Russian travelers as more than 3000 tickets were sold during the first hour. More than 50% of these were by our lowest price — 999 Rubles (one way, all inclusive)» — said Elena Selivanova, Head of Corporate Communication at Pobeda Airlines.
Pobeda offers two types of ticket on this route: direct flight to Milan (Bergamo Airport) and a «Fly&Bus» ticket which includes a comfortable coach transfer to the center of Milan.
The «Fly&Bus» service was developed together with a global ancillary revenue solution provider (Plus Group Ltd — has two of the biggest low-cost airlines in Europe as clients) who is now fully committed to providing Pobeda Airlines a uniquely tailored solution which makes it possible for the airline not only to maximize its ancillary revenue, but also to get into a highly competitive position in the aviation market.
Pobeda is a part of Aeroflot Group and operates on a classic low-cost carrier (LCC) model. The main goal of the company is to increase the mobility of the population and accessibility of transport between regions of the Russian Federation. Pobeda operates the youngest fleet in Russia.The average age of Pobeda aircraft’s is just several months. Company’s fleet is formed by modern Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation (NG) which are delivered directly from the plant. By 2018 it is planning to increase fleet up to 40 units. It is expected that by this time the company will carry over 10 mln passengers. It will help the company to become one of Russia’s 5 largest airlines. The company’s route network will encompass 45 domestic and international destinations.