Established in 1943, Ural Airlines is a growing Russian airline. The airlines commenced its operations in 1993. The primary hub of the airline is at Yekaterinburg-Koltsove and secondary hubs are in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In 2012, the company transported 3.5 million passengers across the globe.
Ural Airlines became a joint stock company under the laws of Russian Federation in 1993. Since then the airline business was separated from the airport. The airline has 2262 employees in total. The technical base of the airline is the most modern one in Russia.
The fleet size of the airline is 35 all being from the Airbus family. This includes Airbus A319-100, 320-200 A321-200, A330-300. The airline operates all the aircrafts on the Russian routes. The airline plans to start long-haul aircrafts of Airbus A330s by 2016. The airline is in the fleet upgrade program and plans to buy new liners each year.
Ural Airlines caters 40 destinations on different route. The airline operates scheduled chartered domestic and international flights from Koltsovo International Airport. It operates on the Russian and European destinations.
The passengers of business class of Ural Airlines are delivered on board in a separate bus. The airline provides a personalized comfort and higher level of service who are looking for convenience. The passengers are provided separate counters and receive free SMS notification about the flight status.
In business class baggage allowance are 12 kgs in hand luggage and 30 kgs for check-in baggage. The passengers are welcomed with a complimentary drink including soft drinks or liquor. During the flight, the passengers will have an elaborate menu, wine options, and tea lists.
During the flight, passengers can enjoy shopping from a wide variety of merchandise. This includes confectionery, liquors, drinks, souvenirs and printed media. The payment can be made by cash or card. Although, the availability of products can change depending on the route and the flight.
Online booking and Check In
In the case of flights to directions requiring visas, the airline does not provide boarding pass but a check-in confirmation. The passengers will have to show that confirmation on the airport luggage drop counter. At present, the airline transits to a new check-in system called Amadeus. It has more features and user-friendly. Hence, travellers can face issues during checking. If anyone cannot complete online check-in they are requested to proceed to the airport check-in counter. Make use of the convenient service of booking online through Musafir.