Russian government to create an airline dedicated to the country’s far east

Russian government to create an airline dedicated to the country’s far east

The region encompasses 40 per cent of Russia’s entire land territory[...]
Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport targets 100 million passengers by 2030

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport targets 100 million passengers by 2030

The first stage of the new terminal C at Russia’s largest airport is now operational[...]
Belarus’ Minsk airport continues on its double-digit growth flight path

Belarus’ Minsk airport continues on its double-digit growth flight path

The nation’s capital city airport handled more than five million passengers last year[...]
The Airbus A350-900 is awarded a type certificate in Russia

The Airbus A350-900 is awarded a type certificate in Russia

National regulator Rosaviatsiya has validated the type ahead of its service entry with Russia’s launch customer Aeroflot[...]
Russian airlines’ traffic grew by 10.2 per cent last year, air transport authority reports

Russian airlines’ traffic grew by 10.2 per cent last year, air transport authority reports

In 2019, the country’s airlines collectively carried a record number of 128.1 million passengers[...]
The first flight of Russia’s Ilyushin IL-96-400M widebody is not expected before next year

The first flight of Russia’s Ilyushin IL-96-400M widebody is not expected before next year

The first flying prototype is currently at the final assembly stage, but there are still no customers for the upgraded Russian-built widebody[...]
Russia’s Sheremetyevo is world’s most punctual airport

Russia’s Sheremetyevo is world’s most punctual airport

Moscow airport tops punctuality league table, latest data shows[...]
A favourable wet-lease market sees Avion Express enjoy improved results

A favourable wet-lease market sees Avion Express enjoy improved results

Lithuanian ACMI specialist registered a 15 per cent production increase in 2019[...]
Ukrainian airlines’ passenger growth slowed in 2019

Ukrainian airlines’ passenger growth slowed in 2019

The country’s carriers collectively served some 13.7 million passengers, up 9.5 per cent on the year earlier[...]
Passenger numbers grew by seven per cent for Russia’s Ural Airlines last year

Passenger numbers grew by seven per cent for Russia’s Ural Airlines last year

The airline’s traffic fell short of its 10 million target due to the delays of the Boeing 737 MAX deliveries[...]
Low-cost Chinese carrier 9 Air launches flights to Vladivostok

Low-cost Chinese carrier 9 Air launches flights to Vladivostok

China is a preferred travel destination for Russians living in the far east[...]
Moscow’s airports experienced contrasting rates of development last year

Moscow’s airports experienced contrasting rates of development last year

Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo recorded positive dynamics in 2019, whereas Domodedovo’s traffic slowed down again[...]
Magnetic MRO gains Chinese certification

Magnetic MRO gains Chinese certification

The CAAC approval allows the company to provide maintenance servicing of China-registered aircraft and their engines[...]
Aeroflot and S7 Airlines are granted IATA’s Level 4 NDC certification

Aeroflot and S7 Airlines are granted IATA’s Level 4 NDC certification

In the space of a month, Russia's two biggest airlines have reached new levels in the international airline distribution standard[...]
Russia’s IrAero says good-bye to its Boeing 777 experiment

Russia’s IrAero says good-bye to its Boeing 777 experiment

After an 18-month trial period, the Irkutsk-based regional airline has wound down its failed wide-body programme[...]
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