Russian passenger traffic has risen dramatically, climbing 23.3% higher in the first quarter of 2004 than a year earlier. Fast-growing carriers included Transaero, up 185%, and KrasAir, up 58.5%. Enkor, Sibir Airlines, Ural Airlines and Vladivostok Air also showed high growth. The only major carriers to report falling traffic were Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise, down 10%, and cargo carrier Volga-Dnepr, down almost 20%.


Source: Flight International