Riga airport enjoyed a 10.5 per cent traffic upswing last year

Riga airport enjoyed a 10.5 per cent traffic upswing last year

Hybrid and budget carriers contributed 83.5 per cent of passengers using the Baltic region’s largest airport[...]
Estonian aircraft maintenance specialist Magnetic MRO launches a leasing arm

Estonian aircraft maintenance specialist Magnetic MRO launches a leasing arm

Magnetic Leasing, with its US partner, are aiming to build a US$0.5 billion portfolio by 2025[...]
A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 crashes in Iran

A Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 crashes in Iran

No survivors reported among its 176 passengers and crew[...]
VEB, Russia’s state development facilitator, accepts five Superjet 100s on behalf of Aeroflot

VEB, Russia’s state development facilitator, accepts five Superjet 100s on behalf of Aeroflot

They are the first of an additional batch of 100 SSJ100s due to be leased to the Russian flag carrier up to 2026[...]
Sigma Airlines to operate Kazakhstan’s first Boeing 747 freighter

Sigma Airlines to operate Kazakhstan’s first Boeing 747 freighter

The private Kazakh cargo airline adds a jumbo freighter to its fleet of Ilyushin IL-76 and Airbus A300 aircraft[...]
Ryanair announces two additional Armenian routes

Ryanair announces two additional Armenian routes

The news comes prior to next week’s start of its service to the Caucasus country[...]
A Bek Air Fokker 100 crashes on take-off from Almaty

A Bek Air Fokker 100 crashes on take-off from Almaty

12 people dead and dozens injured[...]
Belavia’s annual traffic to exceed 4 million passengers for the first time

Belavia’s annual traffic to exceed 4 million passengers for the first time

Belarus’ flag carrier rapid fleet expansion is behind the airline’s improved operational performance[...]
Russia’s Ural Airlines takes delivery of another Airbus A320neo

Russia’s Ural Airlines takes delivery of another Airbus A320neo

The aircraft is the 25th of the neo family on Russia’s commercial fleet roster[...]
airBaltic takes delivery of its 22nd Airbus A220-300

airBaltic takes delivery of its 22nd Airbus A220-300

Latvian hybrid airline completes new aircraft deliveries in 2019[...]
S7 Airlines’ A320neo family fleet reached 21 aircraft

S7 Airlines’ A320neo family fleet reached 21 aircraft

Russia’s second largest airline to add ten more Airbus A320neos next year[...]
Russia’s Pegas Fly takes delivery of third Boeing 737-900

Russia’s Pegas Fly takes delivery of third Boeing 737-900

The airline’s fleet has once again reached 14 aircraft[...]
LOT to lease four Airbus A320s from Lithuania’s Avion Express

LOT to lease four Airbus A320s from Lithuania’s Avion Express

The Polish airline resorts to ACMI services to cover up for Boeing 737 MAX grounding[...]
Pulkovo airport to introduce seventh freedom of air starting early 2020

Pulkovo airport to introduce seventh freedom of air starting early 2020

Several European LCCs have already expressed their interest in launching flights to St. Petersburg[...]
Fourth MC-21-300 joins flight test programme

Fourth MC-21-300 joins flight test programme

The prototype will be fitted with a high-density passenger cabin, designed to accommodate 211 seats[...]


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