Red Wings’ transformation into platform for operating Russian-made aircraft launched
Moldova’s FlyOne receives IOSA certification

Moldova’s FlyOne receives IOSA certification

The milestone is of importance for the LCC, as most of the nation’s airlines are on EU’s black list[...]
Ukraine’s Windrose took delivery of its first ATR 72

Ukraine’s Windrose took delivery of its first ATR 72

The airline’s first turboprop is leased from Nordic Aviation Capital[...]
New Moldovan budget carrier HiSky to launch operations next week with an Airbus A320 leased from ALC

New Moldovan budget carrier HiSky to launch operations next week with an Airbus A320 leased from ALC

The start-up LCC plans to serve six European destinations from Chisinau using its Romanian partner’s permit[...]
Kazakhstan resumes international air connection

Kazakhstan resumes international air connection

Air Astana is re-launching flights to Georgia, South Korea and Turkey starting June 20[...]
Wizz Air to launch first operational base in Russia

Wizz Air to launch first operational base in Russia

The Hungarian low-cost carrier will operate 11 routes from St. Petersburg starting September[...]
Russian airlines’ May traffic improves 28 per cent on April

Russian airlines’ May traffic improves 28 per cent on April

S7 Airlines is still leading the market[...]
Interview: Pavel Udod, Azimuth Airlines’ chairman on why Russian regional airlines were better prepared for COVID-19 crisis

Interview: Pavel Udod, Azimuth Airlines’ chairman on why Russian regional airlines were better prepared for COVID-19 crisis

“There is an upward trend in passenger numbers, it is clearly manifesting itself.”[...]
Moldova’s LCC FlyOne to resume scheduled flights on July 1

Moldova’s LCC FlyOne to resume scheduled flights on July 1

Moldovan budget carrier to restore its network of 14 international destinations[...]
Russian passenger traffic in early June triples compared to May

Russian passenger traffic in early June triples compared to May

But it is still down six-fold year-on-year[...]
S7 Airlines plans on resuming all domestic flights in June

S7 Airlines plans on resuming all domestic flights in June

Russia’s largest private airline even adds new destinations to its domestic network[...]
Russia's air travel market hits bottom in April

Russia's air travel market hits bottom in April

Last month turns out the worst for the country’s airlines so far this year[...]
Ukraine International Airlines to resume flight operations in mid-June

Ukraine International Airlines to resume flight operations in mid-June

Initially, the flag carrier intends to operate 14 aircraft on selected medium-haul international point-to-point flights[...]
Russian government ready to invest US$422 million in new far eastern airline

Russian government ready to invest US$422 million in new far eastern airline

This huge amount is higher than the total funds that have been set aside as a bailout measure for the nation’s entire Coronavirus crisis-plagued airline industry[...]
Air Astana launches a dedicated airfreight division

Air Astana launches a dedicated airfreight division

Air Astana Cargo to operate a fleet of three partly converted Boeing 767-300s[...]


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