Armenia’s ‘unsafe’ Taron-Avia ceases operations

Armenia’s ‘unsafe’ Taron-Avia ceases operations

Authorities revoke the airline’s Air Operator’s Certificate over safety violations[...]
Russia’s Pegas Group adds two Boeing 737-800s to its fleet

Russia’s Pegas Group adds two Boeing 737-800s to its fleet

It brings the Nordwind Airlines and Pegas Fly combined fleet to 46 aircraft[...]
Sino-Russian CR929 engineering centre to be located in Russia

Sino-Russian CR929 engineering centre to be located in Russia

The future widebody aircraft project will be certificated in Russia first before undergoing its validation in China[...]
Revealed: A first image of Slon, the proposed new Russian super heavy freighter

Revealed: A first image of Slon, the proposed new Russian super heavy freighter

TsAGI has constructed an aerodynamic model of the heavy lift transport aircraft that will eventually replace the iconic Antonov An-124[...]
INSIGHT: Baku airport aims to boost its transit traffic

INSIGHT: Baku airport aims to boost its transit traffic

Azerbaijan’s capital airport is counting on its flag carrier and cloud technologies[...]
FlyArystan carries 455,000 passengers in its first six months of service

FlyArystan carries 455,000 passengers in its first six months of service

Kazakhstan’s first low-cost carrier stimulates domestic market growth[...]
Russian airport is first international destination for commercial operations of China’s ARJ21-700 regional jet

Russian airport is first international destination for commercial operations of China’s ARJ21-700 regional jet

Vladivostok is the world’s first airport to accept the Comac ARJ21-700 operated by Chengdu Airlines[...]
The MRO industry in Russia: Changing market forces

The MRO industry in Russia: Changing market forces

Growing passenger numbers and a fleet increasingly made up of Western-built aircraft are creating new opportunities for the Russian MRO market[...]
Kazakhstan opens its skies for foreign carriers at 11 airports

Kazakhstan opens its skies for foreign carriers at 11 airports

The regime is initially on a three-year trial basis and effects routes not serviced by Kazakh operators[...]
Russia’s IzhAvia utilises its first Western-built aircraft in 75 years

Russia’s IzhAvia utilises its first Western-built aircraft in 75 years

The central Russian regional airline has been chartering a B737-800 for flights to Moscow and St Petersburg[...]
Azur Air gives up on the Russian aircraft register

Azur Air gives up on the Russian aircraft register

Russia’s airlines have run into difficulties with the continued airworthiness status of their Russian-registered aircraft[...]
Latvia’s airBaltic performs the world’s first A220-300 in-house C-check

Latvia’s airBaltic performs the world’s first A220-300 in-house C-check

The airline is planning heavy checks on six more of the type during this winter season[...]
Lithuania’s AviaAM Leasing delivers two Airbus A321s to Bamboo Airways

Lithuania’s AviaAM Leasing delivers two Airbus A321s to Bamboo Airways

It is lessor’s first client in Vietnam[...]
Declining revenues forces Ukraine International Airlines to cut capacity

Declining revenues forces Ukraine International Airlines to cut capacity

Ukraine’s flag carrier is taking up to five Boeing 737-800s out of operation[...]
Air Astana extends its power-by-the-hour arrangement with AJW Group

Air Astana extends its power-by-the-hour arrangement with AJW Group

A 14th year of PBH collaboration with aircraft spares specialist[...]
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