Sheremetyevo International Airport ranked second among the fastest growing airports according to Air Transport World rating.
MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The number of takeoff and landing operations in Sheremetyevo increased by 12,9% to 300708 in 2017. It is 36338 more than in 2016.
Sheremetyevo also has remained the leader punctuality in the rating of airports in the category Major airports since February 2017 according to the US company Flightstats. The number of delays of departures for more than 15 minutes was reduced to 5%.
Sheremetyevo provided 94% of departures in July 2018 on-time. Predictability of the time of operations: landing / arrival / departure reached 99,3%. In so doing Sheremetyevo has remained the most punctual airport in Europe since March 2017 till now.
Sheremetyevo implemented a system of joint decision-making A-CDM, unifying the activities of airports, airlines and air traffic control first in Russia. Taxiing time reduced by 30% for aircraft from landing to arrival at the parking lot, while taxiing time from departure to the take-off reduced by 35%. Saving fuel accounts for hundreds of thousands tons per year.
Sheremetyevo International Airport is the largest Russian airport in terms of passenger and freight traffic, takeoff and landing operations, the area of the airport facilities and the capacity of the cargo facilities. The Sheremetyevo route network comprises more than 200 destinations. In 2017, Sheremetyevo set a historic record for passenger traffic, serving 40 million 93 thousand people what is 17,8% more than in 2016. Sheremetyevo was Europe’s best airport for service quality in 2012, 2013 and 2015 in the ACI (Airports Council International) ASQ (Airport Service Quality) rating. In 2016 and 2017 Sheremetyevo was ranked first in Europe for the quality of passenger service in the category of airports with a passenger flow of 25-40 million people per year.
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