Low-cost carrier Pobeda to resume flights on up to 73 routes

Low-cost carrier Pobeda to resume flights on up to 73 routes

Russia’s only budget airline will be airborne again from June 1[...]
18 airlines are reportedly ready to resume flights to Georgia

18 airlines are reportedly ready to resume flights to Georgia

The Caucasus country is set to open up to international travellers from July 1[...]
Kazakhstan’s major airlines resume flights to regional centres

Kazakhstan’s major airlines resume flights to regional centres

The airlines do not restrict the use of the 'middle seat' or require a COVID-19-negative certificate[...]
Russian maintenance provider launches timely engine re-delivery product

Russian maintenance provider launches timely engine re-delivery product

S7 Technics is now specialising in the re-delivery of CFM56-3/-5B/-7B engines[...]
Latvia’s state shareholding in airBaltic to increase to 91 per cent

Latvia’s state shareholding in airBaltic to increase to 91 per cent

The Baltic region’s largest carrier secures equity investment to fight the crisis[...]
Russian government finally allocates bailout strategy for airlines

Russian government finally allocates bailout strategy for airlines

Having previously declared RUB23.4 billion in state support for the country’s air transport industry, businesses may now receive an additional RUB30 billion[...]
Captain of the crash-landed Superjet 100 gives first public interview, denies the charges

Captain of the crash-landed Superjet 100 gives first public interview, denies the charges

Russia’s prosecutor blames the pilot for the crash ahead of the publication of the Interstate Aviation Committee’s final investigation[...]
Kazakh low-cost carrier FlyArystan abandons ‘expensive’ Taraz services

Kazakh low-cost carrier FlyArystan abandons ‘expensive’ Taraz services

The central Asian country’s only budget airline has suspended services to Taraz, an airport managed by a rival business[...]
Uzbekistan Airways shuts down ticket sales for domestic and international flights until June 30

Uzbekistan Airways shuts down ticket sales for domestic and international flights until June 30

The central Asian country has decided to extend the current air travel embargo[...]
Aeroflot suggests international services could resume in mid-summer

Aeroflot suggests international services could resume in mid-summer

In an optimistic outlook, Russia’s largest carrier sees July as a possible slow re-start target for international flights[...]
MAC Aero Interiors launches the production of sanitising kits

MAC Aero Interiors launches the production of sanitising kits

The Estonian MRO subsidiary sees this as a contribution to the recovery of air-travel[...]
Latvia’s Riga airport prepares for the resumption of flights

Latvia’s Riga airport prepares for the resumption of flights

The number of passengers passing through the Baltic’s largest hub by the end of the year could be 1.6 million instead of the planned eight million[...]
Aeroflot’s net loss reached US$215 million in the first quarter of 2020

Aeroflot’s net loss reached US$215 million in the first quarter of 2020

Russia’s largest airline group is also predicting a significant degradation in its financial position in the second quarter[...]
Ukraine’s SkyUp targets the air cargo business after the quarantine is over

Ukraine’s SkyUp targets the air cargo business after the quarantine is over

The private leisure airline is turning to a new line of business[...]
LCC Wizz Air to set up another base in Ukraine

LCC Wizz Air to set up another base in Ukraine

The Hungarian low-cost carrier is to stage another aircraft and launch seven new routes from the country in July[...]
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