Mongolia's Eznis opens international services

Moscow
Source:
This story is sourced from Pro
See more Pro news »

Mongolian privately-owned carrier Eznis Airways has opened its first international service.

On 1 June the airline began operating scheduled flights twice a week from its Ulaanbaatar base to the Russian city of Ulan Ude.

The service, which uses Saab 340 turboprops, provides an alternative to a 12-hour journey by bus and rail.

Vice-president for sales and marketing Spiro Deligiannis says Eznis will add a third frequency pending sufficient passenger traffic on the route.

Eznis, which has three leased Saab 340s, is considering increasing its turboprop capacity on its domestic network of a dozen destinations.