Traffic through Kazakhstan’s airports grew by 13 per cent last year

Traffic through Kazakhstan’s airports grew by 13 per cent last year

The growth is attributable to the launch of new routes, lower fares, improved transfer connections and infrastructure development[...]
Georgia’s airlines lose domestic market share

Georgia’s airlines lose domestic market share

Instead, foreign carriers served 90 per cent of passengers travelling through the country's airports last year[...]
Bringing in Superjet 100s influenced Severstal Airlines traffic growth last year

Bringing in Superjet 100s influenced Severstal Airlines traffic growth last year

The Russian regional airline’s operational results improved by 30 per cent in 2019[...]
Launch of low-cost division lifts Air Astana Group’s traffic by 17 per cent

Launch of low-cost division lifts Air Astana Group’s traffic by 17 per cent

Without the inclusion of its FlyArystan subsidiary’s operational performance, Kazakhstan’s national carrier grew by a mere one per cent last year[...]
S7 Airlines’ passenger traffic grew by 12.4 per cent last year

S7 Airlines’ passenger traffic grew by 12.4 per cent last year

Russia’s second biggest airline carried 17.945 million passengers in 2019[...]
Aeroflot’s new regional bases unveil their 2019 performance figures

Aeroflot’s new regional bases unveil their 2019 performance figures

Russia’s three hubs, located beyond the Ural mountain range, post their results[...]
Uzbekistan to launch a new regional airline utilising a fleet of turboprop aircraft

Uzbekistan to launch a new regional airline utilising a fleet of turboprop aircraft

State-run Humo Air is expected to offer affordable regional travel and exploit the country’s untapped tourism potential[...]
Ural Airlines takes delivery of another Airbus A321neo

Ural Airlines takes delivery of another Airbus A321neo

The Russian airline’s neo fleet has now grown to five aircraft[...]
Safety violations found in Kazakhstan’s Bek Air operations

Safety violations found in Kazakhstan’s Bek Air operations

The airline has been given six months to eliminate airworthiness shortcomings following the recent crash of its Fokker 100[...]
Rossiya Airlines to lease two A319 aircraft

Rossiya Airlines to lease two A319 aircraft

Lessor is the USA’s GA Telesis' Leasing Investment Financing & Trading Group[...]
Rostec gets fired up over proposed new ‘made-in-Russia’ airline

Rostec gets fired up over proposed new ‘made-in-Russia’ airline

After president Putin’s rallying call, the game is on[...]
Wizz Air is the first to capitalise on Pulkovo’s seventh-freedom status

Wizz Air is the first to capitalise on Pulkovo’s seventh-freedom status

It may be the start of something big … with the European LCC possibly launching as many as 20 new routes to Russia[...]
Kazakhstan’s LCC FlyArystan carried 700,580 passengers in its first eight months

Kazakhstan’s LCC FlyArystan carried 700,580 passengers in its first eight months

The central Asian country’s start-up budget airline is planning to grow its A320 fleet from four to 10 aircraft in 2020[...]
airBaltic carried 22 per cent more passengers in 2019

airBaltic carried 22 per cent more passengers in 2019

Record traffic helped the Latvian carrier to maintain its status as the largest in the Baltics[...]
Russian government to create an airline dedicated to the country’s far east

Russian government to create an airline dedicated to the country’s far east

The region encompasses 40 per cent of Russia’s entire land territory[...]


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