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Moscow airports: Domodedovo
July 7, 2010 15:50


1.What is it
Domodedovo is the biggest international airport in Russia since 2005. In perspective it will be a hub, connecting Western Europe and Pacific Region, situated on the south-east from Moscow. Domodedovo is the only one airport, certified for serving flights on Airbus A380, the biggest passenger liner. Moreover, according to the rating of British independent agency of Skytrax, Domodedovo has entered top-3 best airports of Eastern Europe. The airport is developing towards turning into a combined hub, which will connect transit passenger and cargo air carriage and integrate traffic and oassengers flow between Europe and Asian – Pacific region. Some of the air services, carried out from and to Domodedovo, corresponding with this strategy, are uniqie. In the whole, a high-tech infrastructure distinguishes this airport. Domodedovo is managed by East Line group of companies.

The airport complex includes passengers and transport terminal, parkings, Aeroexpress terminal and hotel of Aerotel, which is situated in 500 metres from the passengers terminal building. You can pay with credit cards Visa, Euro/Master Card, American Express, Diners Card, JSB, Union card. You can book the hotel using GDS (Global Distribution System) – Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre. The departure lounges of airport are provided with WiFi.

2. Air carriers and services

Domodedovo airport serves 80 regular flights, including 35 foreign ones, 30 domestic and 15 services with CIS countries. 92 flights are unique, i.e. Made from and to Domodedovo only. Among the air carriers having chosen Domodedovo as a platform for regular flights to Moscow aew Nouvelair, Wind Jet, bmi, Austrian Airlines, NIKI, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, Etihad airways, United, TAP, Turkish Airlines. The biggest Russian air carriers, based in Domodedovo are S7 Airlines, Globus and Transaero. Moreover, Domodedovo is a base airport of Star Aliance and One World air aliances in Russia.

3.Location and getting around
Domodedovo airport is availiable day and night. It is situated in 22 kilometres from the Moscow Ring Road by highway of Kashirskoye. The airport in provided with 8 paid parkings, for 5000 cars in the whole. You can leave you car there free for 15 minutes. You also can take taxi to the airport of from the airport.

Transfer

You can book a transfer from Domodedovo airport in advance, the driver will meet you and take you to your destination, with no troubles.

There are also some ways to get there by public transport:

Aeroexpress.
Aeroexpress is a high-speed railway service, connecting Moscow airports and railway terminals. Aeroexpress train departs to Domodedovo from Paveletskiy railway terminal. Moreover, you can check in directly there. The trip takes 40 – minutes and costs 300 rubles. The children younger than 5 years old go free, tickets for childern of age from 5 to 7 cost 100 rubles. Aeroexpress runs from 6. 00 till 0. 00
There are some special tariffs:
The family ticket for 2 adults and 1 – 3 children younger than 12 costs 600 rubles.
The ticket Metro+ includes ticket for aeroexpress and 1 or 2 trips by metro costs 340 rubles and 370 rubles correspondingly. Meeting/see-off tarif. The return ticket costs 500 rubles. It is to be used on the day of sale.

Suburban train
The trip from the same Railway terminal (Paveletsky) to the station of Domodedovo Airport takes 1 hour 10 minutes.
By bus
The buses run from the metro station of Domodedovo every 15 minutes. They run from 6.00 till 0.00 as well. The trip takes 25-30 minutes. The bus costs 80 rubles, children younger than 7 years go free.
By shuttle
Shuttles run day and night. From 6.00 till 0.00 they leave every 15 minutes and after midnight according to the schedule: 0.00, 0.40, 01.20, 02. 00, 02.40, 03. 20, 04.00, 04.40, 05. 20, 06.00. The shuttle costs 100 rubles. Trip takes 25 – 30 minutes as well.

 

Yulia Buzykina

Sources

www.eastline.ru
www.domodedovo.ru
www.davs.ru


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