Sukhoi expects to reach SSJ100 breakeven in 2016

Sukhoi expects to reach SSJ100 breakeven in 2016

The OEM's new business-plan approved by UAC reveals several new details about the program[...]
Industrial investors sell avionics and flight simulator business

Industrial investors sell avionics and flight simulator business

100% of assets of TAV, formerly known as Transas Aviation, have been acquired by JSFC Sistema[...]
SSJ 100 production rates are down  54%

SSJ 100 production rates are down 54%

The aircraft's shrinking backlog calls for production slowdown[...]
Aeroflot to form new venture by integrating subsidiaries

Aeroflot to form new venture by integrating subsidiaries

Rossiya, Donavia and OrenAir may soon become one, and keep some of Transaero's fleet flying[...]
Aeroflot backs out of Transaero deal

Aeroflot backs out of Transaero deal

The government abondoned the plan for the merger of Russia's two largest carriers, paving way to Transaero's bankruptcy[...]
Anex Tour to become new owner of UTair Ukraine

Anex Tour to become new owner of UTair Ukraine

The airline will continue operating charter flights for the international tour operator under the new brand Azur Air Ukraine[...]
Volga-Dnepr grows its An-124 fleet

Volga-Dnepr grows its An-124 fleet

Two aircraft previously operated by extinct Polet airline were purchased by the Russian cargo giant and ferried to Ulyanovsk[...]
S7 Engineering completes first D-check for Aeroflot

S7 Engineering completes first D-check for Aeroflot

First time ever an Aeroflot aircraft has its D-check done by a Russian provider[...]
Russia closes its airspace to Ukrainian carriers

Russia closes its airspace to Ukrainian carriers

As a symmetric measure to Ukrainian ban, Russian Transport Minister stops Russia-bound flights of three Ukrainian airlines[...]
Transaero shifts flights to Vnukovo

Transaero shifts flights to Vnukovo

The airline currently serves half of its destinations from Domodedovo[...]
Ukraine to ban flights by Russian airlines from October 25

Ukraine to ban flights by Russian airlines from October 25

Aeroflot and Transaero have received "Access Denied" letters from Ukrainian Authorities, while Russia elaborates symmetric measures against Ukrainian carriers[...]
Pobeda seeking access to international routes

Pobeda seeking access to international routes

According to current regulations, Aeroflot's low-cost subsidiary may not cross Russian border[...]
Georgian Airways outplays Russian competitors on Tbilisi-Moscow route

Georgian Airways outplays Russian competitors on Tbilisi-Moscow route

Passenger traffic between the two countries grew 84% YOY following resumption of regular air connection[...]
Foreign airlines' traffic to Moscow slumps 19.9%

Foreign airlines' traffic to Moscow slumps 19.9%

Russian airlines' dynamics are slightly better, but do not leave hope for relief[...]
AZAL launches low-fare routes

AZAL launches low-fare routes

Azerbaijan carrier experiments with low-cost model following the president's mandate for affordable air travel[...]


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