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Second MC-21 prototype said to fly in early March at latest

Second MC-21 prototype said to fly in early March at latest

The program will reportedly involve four flight-test prototypes[...]
First Airbus A321neo delivered to CIS

First Airbus A321neo delivered to CIS

The launch customer, Kazakhstan's Air Astana, already operates an A320neo[...]
INSIGHT: Russia's rising Zodiac sign

INSIGHT: Russia's rising Zodiac sign

A Russian MRO specialist and a renowned international provider team up to offer local airstairs and oxygen equipment maintenance repairs to airlines[...]
INSIGHT: Change of strategy for Small Planet

INSIGHT: Change of strategy for Small Planet

The Lithuanian charter airline is eyeing Scandinavia while ceding UK frequencies to rival Norwegian[...]
Russia's PD-14 turbofan engine enters third phase of flight tests

Russia's PD-14 turbofan engine enters third phase of flight tests

National certification is set for this year, to be followed by EASA validation in 2019[...]
Russia to produce LEAP powerplant components from 2018

Russia to produce LEAP powerplant components from 2018

The production will take place at the facilities of Russian aero-engine specialist UEC Saturn[...]
UTair to add four H125s to fleet in 2018

UTair to add four H125s to fleet in 2018

The carrier already operates several of the type[...]
Credit Bank of Moscow sells Irish lessor to GTLK Europe

Credit Bank of Moscow sells Irish lessor to GTLK Europe

CBM Ireland Leasing Limited has six Boeing 737-800s in its portfolio[...]
GTLK to receive extra budget funds to purchase Il-96-400M airliners

GTLK to receive extra budget funds to purchase Il-96-400M airliners

The future airliner is a passenger version of the Il-96-400T freighter[...]
New passenger terminal operational at Krasnoyarsk airport

New passenger terminal operational at Krasnoyarsk airport

Only domestic operations are currently being served; international flights will be added eventually[...]
UTair projects 12% traffic growth in 2018

UTair projects 12% traffic growth in 2018

The carrier aims to transport 8.2 million passengers next year, up 12% on 2017[...]
Lithuania's FL Technics lands maintenance contracts with Lufthansa Group

Lithuania's FL Technics lands maintenance contracts with Lufthansa Group

The provider will work on Airbus A320s operated by Germanwings and Swiss[...]
Russian bizav operator Meridian presumably eyeing pre-owned A320s

Russian bizav operator Meridian presumably eyeing pre-owned A320s

The carrier is looking to hire captains for the type[...]
Russian government revises SSJ100 sales target down

Russian government revises SSJ100 sales target down

More than half of the 2018 deliveries will be to Russian carriers, including Yamal Airlines and Azimuth Airlines[...]
Russia's Aviation Service Center to get cabin interior approval

Russia's Aviation Service Center to get cabin interior approval

The company offers MRO services on both Russian- and Western-built airliners[...]


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