S7 Technics to focus on aircraft maintenance

S7 Technics to focus on aircraft maintenance

Russian holding has undergone structural changes aimed at boosting the operational efficiency of its MRO businesses[...]
Low-cost carrier Pobeda doubled its profits last year

Low-cost carrier Pobeda doubled its profits last year

The Aeroflot Group’s budget airline subsidiary posted net profits of 4.9 billion roubles in 2019[...]
Uzbekistan Airways puts more ageing long-haul Boeings up for sale

Uzbekistan Airways puts more ageing long-haul Boeings up for sale

The flag carrier of Uzbekistan is to take delivery of an Airbus A320neo and a Boeing 787-8 this year[...]
Belarus’ Belavia to be first operator of the E195-E2 in the post-Soviet territory

Belarus’ Belavia to be first operator of the E195-E2 in the post-Soviet territory

The flag carrier agrees to lease three of the advanced Embraers from AerCap[...]
Russia’s S7 Airlines brings in a 20th Airbus A320neo

Russia’s S7 Airlines brings in a 20th Airbus A320neo

The country’s second largest carrier also enjoyed robust January results[...]
GTLK Europe leases three Airbus A220-300s to start-up African airline

GTLK Europe leases three Airbus A220-300s to start-up African airline

Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways is to launch operations this year with aircraft leased from the Irish division of Russia’s State Transport Leasing Corporation[...]
Avion Express entrusts the heavy maintenance of its six A320s to Joramco

Avion Express entrusts the heavy maintenance of its six A320s to Joramco

The Jordan-based MRO arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise reveals an agreement with Lithuanian ACMI operator[...]
Russia’s Azimuth Airlines to launch a Mineralnye Vody base

Russia’s Azimuth Airlines to launch a Mineralnye Vody base

With its Superjet 100-only fleet, the regional carrier is expanding its operations[...]
airBaltic’s passenger numbers increased by 19 per cent in January

airBaltic’s passenger numbers increased by 19 per cent in January

In a good lift-off to 2020, Latvian hybrid airline airBaltic carried 311,000 passengers[...]
Russia’s Utair comes up with a new five-year recovery strategy

Russia’s Utair comes up with a new five-year recovery strategy

The financially troubled airline expects to rejuvenate its business model with a radical fleet-renewal programme and by concentrating on medium-haul markets[...]
Postponed Boeing 737 MAX deliveries jeopardise Pobeda’s growth plans

Postponed Boeing 737 MAX deliveries jeopardise Pobeda’s growth plans

Aeroflot Group’s low-cost subsidiary is now targeting 12 million passengers this year, short of its initial projections[...]
Russia’s largest airport may be fully privatised

Russia’s largest airport may be fully privatised

Sheremetyevo’s private shareholders have decided to purchase the current 30 per cent state ownership of the Moscow airport[...]
Russia’s largest cargo carrier switches from scheduled to charter operations to China

Russia’s largest cargo carrier switches from scheduled to charter operations to China

Volga-Dnepr Group operates ‘sterilised’ charter flights to the Coronavirus-hit country[...]
Start-up budget carrier saves Kazakhstan’s passenger business from stagnation

Start-up budget carrier saves Kazakhstan’s passenger business from stagnation

Overall, the country’s aviation industry grew last year, but local airlines contributed only a little to the improvement[...]
Insight: A round up of Russian airlines’ passenger traffic performances in 2019

Insight: A round up of Russian airlines’ passenger traffic performances in 2019

Passenger numbers, trends, RPKs and seat load factors for last year’s top-20[...]
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