GC "Aeroclub" leader of business tourism market experts analyzed the business travel of Russian and foreign corporations, and figured out how to change the business activity between Russia and neighboring countries in the past few years.
As it turned out, the largest business interest for business travelers that year are Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Belarus for three years is on the 4th place in the number of reserved tickets, while the top five among the CIS countries, Georgia closes the last year.
Demand for flights to Georgia increased by 59% compared to last year, with mainly due to the staff of pharmaceutical, IT and FMCG-companies. It is worth noting that this position occupied Azerbaijan confidently in the previous few years.
The most significant prices for flights to the city neighboring countries began to grow since the second half of the 2014 average check increased by almost 4 thousand rubles and reached 19 500 rubles by the fall of 2015, but since then much has not wavered.
"Since the fall of 2015, we witnessed a large-scale redistribution of passenger traffic between carriers serving destinations near abroad. In addition, demand for hops among the largest Russian and foreign corporations increased by 16%, so some airlines able to maintain an acceptable level of loading of the passenger seat during the widespread failure to travel solo travelers. Over the past year the number of trips of employees of pharmaceutical companies in the neighboring countries has more than doubled, which ensured steady demand for flights to Kazakhstan, Georgia and Armenia. Number of trips of representatives of the IT industry has increased by 22%, most of which came in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Belarus, "- sums up the CEO of GK" Aeroclub "Denis Matyuhin