Russia’s combined active wide-body aircraft fleet is slashed six-fold

Russia’s combined active wide-body aircraft fleet is slashed six-fold

The enforced aircraft grounding has affected dozens of Russian and foreign lessors[...]
airBaltic cuts its capacity for the months ahead and receives financial support

airBaltic cuts its capacity for the months ahead and receives financial support

The Latvian government has approved a €36.1 million loan for the carrier it majority owns[...]
Yakutia Airlines’ Superjet 100s to serve UN missions in Africa

Yakutia Airlines’ Superjet 100s to serve UN missions in Africa

Russian airline wins its first contract with the international peacekeeping organisation[...]
Utair wins UN contract for the deployment of Irish forces to Syria

Utair wins UN contract for the deployment of Irish forces to Syria

The contract may increase the chances of survival for the Russian airline in the ongoing air travel market crisis[...]
Lithuanian-Chinese MRO wins certification for line maintenance in China

Lithuanian-Chinese MRO wins certification for line maintenance in China

FL ARI has received its EASA Part-145 approval[...]
The air transport enterprises deemed ‘strategic’ by the Russian government

The air transport enterprises deemed ‘strategic’ by the Russian government

The updated version of the list of companies eligible for state support has finally been released[...]
Low-cost carrier Pobeda launches an anti-crisis survival strategy

Low-cost carrier Pobeda launches an anti-crisis survival strategy

Aeroflot group’s budget subsidiary is anticipating substantial losses in the first quarter of 2020[...]
Avion Express enters the cargo transportation market

Avion Express enters the cargo transportation market

The Lithuanian ACMI carrier switches its current focus from passengers to freight[...]
Russia’s airlines permitted to extend the contracts of their foreign captains

Russia’s airlines permitted to extend the contracts of their foreign captains

The duration of the regulation has been extended by five more years[...]
Russia’s busiest airport closes three of its five passenger terminals

Russia’s busiest airport closes three of its five passenger terminals

Severely reduced operations have forced Sheremetyevo to scale down[...]
Russian government adds large regional airports to ‘strategic enterprises’ list

Russian government adds large regional airports to ‘strategic enterprises’ list

As the country’s airports have already lost some 75 per cent of their expected traffic[...]
Small Russian airlines ask for government help

Small Russian airlines ask for government help

All country’s airlines should be equally eligible for state support, experts believe[...]
S7 Airlines is confident it is strong enough to survive the crisis

S7 Airlines is confident it is strong enough to survive the crisis

Nevertheless, Russia’s second largest carrier slashes its summer programme by 50 per cent[...]
Ratings agency Fitch downgrades Domodedovo airport to BB

Ratings agency Fitch downgrades Domodedovo airport to BB

The credit status of Russia’s second largest airport is down because of the Coronavirus outbreak, the outlook is negative[...]
VTB Leasing grants lease payments holiday to another Russian airline

VTB Leasing grants lease payments holiday to another Russian airline

Russia’s state-owned lessor has agreed a bailout deferment plan with Utair[...]
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