MRO Russia & CIS

Third runway at Sheremetyevo to become operational in time for FIFA 2018

Third runway at Sheremetyevo to become operational in time for FIFA 2018

There have been concerns that construction would not be complete in time due to delays[...]
Fourth Chinese airline launches scheduled flights to St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo

Fourth Chinese airline launches scheduled flights to St. Petersburg’s Pulkovo

Sichuan Airlines operates a twice-weekly service to St. Petersburg with an an A330-300[...]
Traffic through Russian airports grew 15.7% in 2017

Traffic through Russian airports grew 15.7% in 2017

Some 185 million passengers traveled through the country’s airports airports last year[...]
Rossiya Airlines to move from Vnukovo to Sheremetyevo

Rossiya Airlines to move from Vnukovo to Sheremetyevo

Russia's second largest carrier will share the new airport with its parent carrier Aeroflot.[...]
Russian lessor takes delivery of two helicopters for Convers Avia

Russian lessor takes delivery of two helicopters for Convers Avia

The aircraft will be used for transporting shift workers under contracts with oil companies[...]
Winglet-equipped SSJ100 makes world debut

Winglet-equipped SSJ100 makes world debut

The aircraft on display is the flying prototype factory numbered 97006[...]
Russia’s Azur Air reports 60% traffic growth for 2017

Russia’s Azur Air reports 60% traffic growth for 2017

The Turkey-backed carrier connects 40 Russian regions with 30 international leisure destinations[...]
SR Technics, Russia’s Ural Airlines sign long-term contract

SR Technics, Russia’s Ural Airlines sign long-term contract

The Swiss MRO provider is extending its servicing partnership with Russia’s fourth-largest carrier[...]
StandardAero to provide APU servicing for Russia’s S7 Airlines

StandardAero to provide APU servicing for Russia’s S7 Airlines

The US provider will support the Russian carrier’s growing Embraer fleet[...]
Aeroflot's net profit grows nearly 22% in 2017

Aeroflot's net profit grows nearly 22% in 2017

The airline managed to stay in the black despite negative half-year results[...]
Engineering Holding rebrands as S7 Technics

Engineering Holding rebrands as S7 Technics

Russia's largest MRO provider expects more recognition with the new brand[...]
INSIGHT: Riga expanding as Baltic hub

INSIGHT: Riga expanding as Baltic hub

The most popular 2017 onward destinations from Latvia’s premier airport were Tallinn, Vilnius, Moscow, Helsinki, and St. Petersburg[...]
Azur Air's certificate restricted over flight delays

Azur Air's certificate restricted over flight delays

The charter airline is to rectify the problem by March 20, or it may have to cease operations[...]
Ural Airlines to receive two А321neo LRs in 2019

Ural Airlines to receive two А321neo LRs in 2019

The airline may become the launch operator for the type in Russia[...]
Russia's AirBridgeCargo grew 13% in 2017

Russia's AirBridgeCargo grew 13% in 2017

The company inaugurated new destinations and ventured intothe pharmaceuticals market[...]


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