Once again, Aeroflot defers the launch of its new Krasnoyarsk regional hub

Once again, Aeroflot defers the launch of its new Krasnoyarsk regional hub

Because of the pandemic, Russia’s flag carrier has delayed its first regional hub programme for another year[...]
Boeing's forecast for Russia and central Asia aircraft demand is unchanged

Boeing's forecast for Russia and central Asia aircraft demand is unchanged

The region will still need some 1,300 aircraft in the next two decades, insists Boeing’s representative for Russia and the CIS[...]
Russia’s Azur Air to launch its own third-party maintenance service provider

Russia’s Azur Air to launch its own third-party maintenance service provider

It could be the start of a powerful new player in the Russian MRO market[...]
Small regional airline is Russia’s only carrier to grow passenger traffic in April

Small regional airline is Russia’s only carrier to grow passenger traffic in April

Angara has improved its operational performance despite the 12-fold decline across the entire Russian airline industry[...]
Russia’s State Transport Leasing Company sues SKOL for three billion roubles

Russia’s State Transport Leasing Company sues SKOL for three billion roubles

The nation’s largest lessor is allegedly pursuing the rotorcraft operator for outstanding lease payments[...]
The financial burden is eased for Aeroflot Group member airlines

The financial burden is eased for Aeroflot Group member airlines

The allocation of initial state subsidies have been approved for all the group’s carriers, except for LCC Pobeda[...]
Uzbekistan Airways returns to the air

Uzbekistan Airways returns to the air

The Uzbeki flag carrier has re-launched services from Tashkent to three domestic destinations[...]
Red Wings instructed to acquire 60 Superjet 100s by 2024

Red Wings instructed to acquire 60 Superjet 100s by 2024

The airline, which is owned by the producer of the Russian commercial jets, has been assigned to buy them[...]
Aeroflot asks president Putin to relax passenger quarantines in the regions

Aeroflot asks president Putin to relax passenger quarantines in the regions

The mandatory 14-day quarantine period for passengers arriving from Moscow is undermining the recovery of air travel[...]
airBaltic to restart flights from all three Baltic capitals

airBaltic to restart flights from all three Baltic capitals

The region’s largest carrier is to resume flights from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius on May 18[...]
Russian government finally starts allocating subsidy funds to airlines

Russian government finally starts allocating subsidy funds to airlines

The US$315 million funds from the governmental reserve are being made through the national aviation authority Rosaviatsiya[...]
Russian airport reaches annual freight volume target in four months

Russian airport reaches annual freight volume target in four months

At the same time, Krasnoyarsk, Aeroflot’s first would-be new regional hub, registered an 88 per cent decline in passenger traffic[...]
Russian airlines passenger numbers plummeted by 91.8 per cent in April

Russian airlines passenger numbers plummeted by 91.8 per cent in April

S7 Airlines outperformed flag carrier Aeroflot in the pandemic-stricken market[...]
Low-cost carrier Pobeda to resume flights on up to 73 routes

Low-cost carrier Pobeda to resume flights on up to 73 routes

Russia’s only budget airline will be airborne again from June 1[...]
18 airlines are reportedly ready to resume flights to Georgia

18 airlines are reportedly ready to resume flights to Georgia

The Caucasus country is set to open up to international travellers from July 1[...]
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