Ukraine’s SkyUp carries 668,500 passengers in six months

Ukraine’s SkyUp carries 668,500 passengers in six months

The start-up hybrid carrier’s share of scheduled traffic continues to rise[...]
Survey: one third of Russian respondents prefer western-built aircraft

Survey: one third of Russian respondents prefer western-built aircraft

The poll focused on customer preference changes in the aftermath of the SSJ100 crash[...]
Russia’s iFly Airlines brings a 10th Airbus to its fleet

Russia’s iFly Airlines brings a 10th Airbus to its fleet

The leisure carrier now operates eight A330s[...]
Two new A320neos bring Air Astana’s new engine option fleet to six

Two new A320neos bring Air Astana’s new engine option fleet to six

The aircraft will be operated on flights inside Kazakhstan, as well as to China, India, Russia and Ukraine[...]
Spektr-Avia Technic enters Russia’s MRO market with Bermudan approval

Spektr-Avia Technic enters Russia’s MRO market with Bermudan approval

The Ulyanovsk-based company will support its parent’s aircraft painting business[...]
Aeroflot to acquire six Airbus A320neo aircraft

Aeroflot to acquire six Airbus A320neo aircraft

Russia’s flagship airline has issued an RFP for another batch of neos[...]
LCC Wizz Air UK to launch London - Russia services

LCC Wizz Air UK to launch London - Russia services

UK subsidiary of Hungarian budget airline will fly daily services to Moscow and St Petersburg[...]
Russian LCC Pobeda to drive up direct bookings via its website to 82%

Russian LCC Pobeda to drive up direct bookings via its website to 82%

The airline has scrapped the two per cent fee for on-line transactions[...]
Technical issues keep half of Yamal’s Superjet fleet grounded

Technical issues keep half of Yamal’s Superjet fleet grounded

Russian airline is to expand fleet with A320 family, working on development strategy assisted by Ernst&Young[...]
Russian airlines’ traffic grew by 9.5 per cent in June

Russian airlines’ traffic grew by 9.5 per cent in June

Aeroflot grew at a slow rate of 3.3%, while its subsidiary LCC Pobeda produced a 43.2% improvement[...]
Air France abandons its Kyiv winter season services

Air France abandons its Kyiv winter season services

The route between Paris and Kyiv will be available only in the summer season[...]
Ural Airlines remains committed to delayed deliveries of its first B737 MAX

Ural Airlines remains committed to delayed deliveries of its first B737 MAX

Airbus A320neo deliveries to the Russian carrier are also delayed[...]
Low-cost carrier Wizz Air taps into Russia’s regional markets

Low-cost carrier Wizz Air taps into Russia’s regional markets

The Hungarian budget airline is launching flights to Kazan[...]
Russia suspends air links with Georgia after social unrest in Tbilisi

Russia suspends air links with Georgia after social unrest in Tbilisi

Airlines from neighbouring countries are likely to benefit from the situation[...]
French jet given healthy thumbs up over Russian SSJ100 counterpart

French jet given healthy thumbs up over Russian SSJ100 counterpart

Is it acceptable for government departments to forsake Russian jets for foreign rivals?[...]
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