NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Transaero Airlines, Russia's second largest passenger air carrier, is launching non-stop service from New York's John F. Kennedy Airport and Miami International Airport to Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport. The airline will become the only carrier offering a non-stop service from Miami to Russia. The service for both routes is scheduled to start in October, three times per week for the New York route and twice per week for the Miami route. Flights can be booked at www.transaero.com and www.expedia.com.
Transaero offers convenient connections from New York and Miami to 20 major cities in the Russian Federation, including St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg and Far East destinations, as well as in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Israel. The airline offers a frequent-flyer reward program, Transaero Privilege, with two levels of membership available.
For the New York route, the airline will operate a Boeing 747-400 with a capacity of 352 passengers configured into Business, Premium Economy and Economy Classes. Business Class passengers will enjoy 11 extra-wide seats that easily transform into comfortable lie-flat beds as well as a generous selection of food and beverage. 56 Premium Economy Class seats feature a 52-inch pitch for more personal space, and food and beverage options close to Business Class standards. Economy Class consists of 285 seats and comes with Transaero's recognized excellence of service as well as competitive pricing. The flight time on this state-of the-art aircraft will be reduced by approximately one hour, making it the fastest flight from Russia of the Boeing 747-400s arriving to JFK.
Starting October 29, 2010, flight UN2222 will depart JFK every Wednesday at 2:00 pm local time and arrive in Moscow at 6:50 am local time, the following day. Flight UN1111 will depart Domodedovo International Airport (DME) at 10:45 am local time and arrive at New York's JFK at 12:15 pm local time.
Flight UN4444 will depart New York on Fridays and Sundays at 9:15 pm and arrive in Moscow at 2:05 pm the following day. Flight UN3333 will depart DME at 6:00 pm and arrive at JFK at 7:30 pm.
With the launch of its Miami route, Transaero becomes the only carrier to offer non-stop service between Moscow and Miami. The carrier will operate Boeing 777 aircraft with a seating capacity of 306 passengers in four class configurations including Imperial Class for 12 passengers, Business Class for 14 passengers as well as two Economy Class sections, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class. The Economy Class sections have a combined seating capacity of 280 passengers.
Flight UN888 will depart Miami International Airport (MIA) each Wednesday and Saturday at 4:20 am and arrive at Domodedovo International Airport (DME) at 11:10 am. Return flight UN999 will depart Miami at 10:20 am and arrive in Moscow at 2:50 pm am the following day. All departures and arrivals provided in local times.
About Transaero Airlines
Transaero Airlines is the second-largest passenger air carrier in Russia. Transaero launched its services in November, 1991. The Transaero's fleet consists of 55 aircraft, including twelve Boeing 747s, seven Boeing 777s, twelve Boeing 767s, twenty-one Boeing 737s and three Tupolev 214s. It is the only carrier flying Boeing 777 and Boeing 747 passenger aircraft in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. Transaero has the largest long-haul fleet in Russia. Transaero is IATA's member and included in IOSA register. Transaero serves more than 100 routes in Russia, Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. Transaero maintains scheduled and charter flights from hubs in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, where its registered office is located, and Yekaterinburg. Transaero was the first Russian full service airline to introduce e-ticketing in March 2007 and the first in the country to offer Internet check-in service for its passengers.
SOURCE Transaero Airlines