Russia’s Nordwind Airlines to take two Airbus A330-200s from Air Lease Corporation

Russia’s Nordwind Airlines to take two Airbus A330-200s from Air Lease Corporation

The aircraft will be delivered to the Moscow-based carrier in the spring[...]
Russia extends its air connections ban to USA, Great Britain and UAE

Russia extends its air connections ban to USA, Great Britain and UAE

Flights from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport to New York, London and Abu Dhabi are exempt from restrictions[...]
Rossiya Airlines consolidates all its Moscow flights at Sheremetyevo

Rossiya Airlines consolidates all its Moscow flights at Sheremetyevo

The Aeroflot Group member is transferring its leisure flights programme from Vnukovo, Moscow to its parent’s capital city base[...]
Uzbekistan Airways Technics performs its first ever Boeing 737 C-check

Uzbekistan Airways Technics performs its first ever Boeing 737 C-check

The Uzbeki MRO services provider has only recently added the new aircraft type to its EASA Part-145 approval[...]
Aeroflot extends elite level status for loyalty programme members by one year

Aeroflot extends elite level status for loyalty programme members by one year

The move is a reward for the loyalty of the Russian flag-carrier’s frequent fliers who are forced to limit their travel in the current environment[...]
Despite the hiatus, new international flights are launched to Russian airports

Despite the hiatus, new international flights are launched to Russian airports

Moscow welcomes its first flight from Nha Trang, and Vladivostok now has more connections with Tokyo’s Narita[...]
Kazakhstan develops domestic market as all international air connections suspended

Kazakhstan develops domestic market as all international air connections suspended

Central Asian country suspends all international routes until April 15[...]
MiG’s new maintenance base to service the Sukhoi Superjet 100

MiG’s new maintenance base to service the Sukhoi Superjet 100

Its Lukhovitsy centre is hopeful of gaining the necessary FAP-285 approval before the end of this year[...]
Latvia’s airBaltic suspends all flight operations from March 17

Latvia’s airBaltic suspends all flight operations from March 17

To limit the spread of COVID-19, the government of the Baltic country is tightening security measures by suspending international air traffic[...]
Russian and Chinese engineers collaborate remotely on the CR929 due to coronavirus threat

Russian and Chinese engineers collaborate remotely on the CR929 due to coronavirus threat

All off-line communications for the joint wide-body aircraft programme have been suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak[...]
Kyrgyzstan to join the Cape Town Convention

Kyrgyzstan to join the Cape Town Convention

The country’s carriers will benefit from improved leasing contract terms[...]
Coronavirus forces Aeroflot to postpone the launch of its first regional hub

Coronavirus forces Aeroflot to postpone the launch of its first regional hub

Krasnoyarsk flight programme will be re-visited in the summer[...]
Aurora Airlines to form the basis of a new carrier in Russia’s far east

Aurora Airlines to form the basis of a new carrier in Russia’s far east

Regional airline to be managed by Russian industrial giant Rostec[...]
Estonian MRO specialist and Airbus sign airframe maintenance agreement

Estonian MRO specialist and Airbus sign airframe maintenance agreement

Magnetic MRO has entered into a long-term agreement for the support and maintenance of Airbus family aircraft[...]
Russia imposes severe restrictions on air connections with Europe

Russia imposes severe restrictions on air connections with Europe

Coincident with the WHO’s declaration that COVID-19 is now pandemic, flights to France, Germany, Italy and Spain are to be operated exclusively by Aeroflot[...]


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