Smartavia completes its 2019 fleet renewal with addition of another B737-800

Smartavia completes its 2019 fleet renewal with addition of another B737-800

Seven Boeing 737NGs replenish the carrier’s fleet this year[...]
Aeroflot improves its position among top 20 global airlines

Aeroflot improves its position among top 20 global airlines

Russia’s biggest airline holding ranked 18th globally in 2018[...]
FlyArystan handed a baggage advantage in Kazakhstan

FlyArystan handed a baggage advantage in Kazakhstan

The authorities have obliged its airlines to carry baggage for free again, whilst making an exception for the country’s only LCC[...]
Russia’s airlines retain high passenger growth figures

Russia’s airlines retain high passenger growth figures

Passenger numbers increased by 12% in 1H19, the financial situation of the carriers remains a concern[...]
Unfinished apron holds up the launch of Domodedovo’s new terminal

Unfinished apron holds up the launch of Domodedovo’s new terminal

Delays to the state-sponsored reconstruction of Russia’s second largest airport are depreciating private investments[...]
Kazakhstan start-up launches Ilyushin IL-18 cargo operations

Kazakhstan start-up launches Ilyushin IL-18 cargo operations

IrMa Air Service is using a 45-year-old vintage, four-engined turboprop on flights to Iran[...]
S7 and Air Astana signed a codeshare deal

S7 and Air Astana signed a codeshare deal

But key routes between allied nations are not yet included in the agreement[...]
airBaltic successfully places a €200 million bonds issue

airBaltic successfully places a €200 million bonds issue

Cash injection will allow the Latvian flag carrier to continue with its fleet modernisation[...]
Sevenfold slump for Sukhoi Civil aircraft sales so far this year

Sevenfold slump for Sukhoi Civil aircraft sales so far this year

Only three Russian-built SSJ100s have been delivered since the start of 2019[...]
LCC FlyOne launches flights from Chișinău to London’s Southend airport

LCC FlyOne launches flights from Chișinău to London’s Southend airport

Moldova’s only low-cost carrier’s network grew to 11 destinations[...]
Lithuania’s KlasJet expands its fleet to six aircraft

Lithuania’s KlasJet expands its fleet to six aircraft

Private and business charter specialist is diversifying into economy-class charters[...]
LCC Pobeda launches new inclusive package programme

LCC Pobeda launches new inclusive package programme

Russian budget airline now has its own online tour operator[...]
The Civil Aviation Academy of Kazakhstan opts for an Alsim ALX flight simulator

The Civil Aviation Academy of Kazakhstan opts for an Alsim ALX flight simulator

The school provides training for the country’s civil air transport as well as for central Asian countries[...]
Aeroflot looks at acquiring airliners with 400-plus seats

Aeroflot looks at acquiring airliners with 400-plus seats

Russia’s prime carrier’s consultant will help to determine the type of widebody required[...]
INSIGHT: The Russian MRO industry is suffering from a shortage of what is required to successfully maintain western aircraft


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