Krasnodar Airport welcomes Pobeda first flight with the special livery aircraft in honor of medical workers

Krasnodar International Airport named after Catherine II reports on the first flight of Pobeda airline with the special livery aircraft dedicated to medical workers.

On June 2, 2020, Krasnodar International Airport welcomed the first flight of Pobeda airline with the original livery aircraft dedicated to medical workers. The airline “put on” a medical mask on the nose of the aircraft and added a message to the fuselage “Thanks to the heroes in white coats”. Livery is symbolic and reminds passengers of the obligatory wearing of masks and gloves.

The company decided to support doctors, hospital nurses and ambulance workers fighting with the coronavirus infection. The project was initiated by the airline’s employees and financed from their personal funds.
A specially painted Boeing 737-800 landed at Krasnodar Airport at 16.45.
A ceremonial welcome with aviation photographers and journalists was planned in the air gateway of Krasnodar. They were one of the first to capture the landing of the memorial aircraft.

Andrey Kalmykov, General Director of Pobeda Airlines:
- Our team respects the most important work that is now being performed - the work of medical workers. We appeal to everyone not to add work for them. Please, be responsible as much as possible and do not ignore safety measures: now we all must wear masks and gloves. ”

Dmitry Kirichenko, Managing Director of Krasnodar International Airport
- We are proud that for such a first symbolic flight, Pobeda has chosen Krasnodar, the city where the airport, together with regional authorities and partner airlines, is doing its utmost  to prevent the spread of the virus. For us, such a flight is another reason to remind the residents of Russia of the importance of doctors in our lives and the mandatory observance of sanitary safety rules.

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