RUSSIA. Luggage wrapping expert, Pack&Fly, has opened at two further Russian airports – Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk International and Surgut International – since November.

The company, which has offices in St Petersburg, Tallinn in Estonia and Vilnius in Lithuania, has been expanding in the Russian market since 2011. Demand for film-wrapped luggage is rising from passengers who want to ensure thesecurity of their valuables while in transit.

The company says it uses packaging equipment that allows quick and secure packing of luggage of any shape and size.

Pack&Fly’s business has flourished as more passengers seek to ensure the security of their valuables while in transit

Pack&Fly introduced its wrapping service at western Siberia’s Surgut Airport in November

As well as the two new locations, Pack&Fly’s services are available at the following airports: Moscow Domodedovo, Moscow Sheremetyevo (terminals E and F), Krasnodar, Sochi, Anapa, Gelendzhik, Astrakhan, Kazan, Ufa, Arkhangelsk, Omsk, Voronezh, Murmansk, Naberezhnye Chelny (Begishevo), and  Chelyabinsk.

Further afield, the group has opened at new airports in the Baltic States and Asia since 2015. These include: Kaunas and Vilnius in Lithuania, Tallinn in Estonia, and Riga in Latvia; while in Asia Pack&Fly has a presence at the airports of Bishkek Manas and Osh in Kyrgyzstan, and Krabi in Thailand.

In total, Pack&Fly now operates in over 24 airports in six countries: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand and Russia.

Pack&Fly began operations at Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport on 1 December

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