Russian airlines' appetite for foreign pilots shrinks

Russian airlines' appetite for foreign pilots shrinks

Only 39% of the annual quota of 200 foreign captains was claimed by Russian operators this year[...]
Russian airlines come under ban in Ukraine

Russian airlines come under ban in Ukraine

Ukrainian government has imposed sanctions on 25 Russian airlines' flights into the country. UTair can still go.[...]
Boeing invests $500,000 in Uzbekistan Airways maintenance facility

Boeing invests $500,000 in Uzbekistan Airways maintenance facility

The airframer provided Uzbekistan Airways Technics with equipment for maintenance of Dreamliner's composite parts ahead of the 787 delivery[...]
Cap put on state funding for Sukhoi SuperJet program

Cap put on state funding for Sukhoi SuperJet program

The Russian government once again allocated funds for supporting the SSJ100, however this time there's a limit[...]
EasyJet bids adieu to Russia

EasyJet bids adieu to Russia

The British low-cost airine is ceasing operations between London and Moscow for econiomic reasons[...]
Aeroflot appoints top manager to handle Transaero deal

Aeroflot appoints top manager to handle Transaero deal

The Russian flag carrier has announced its intentions to shake off 70% of Transaero's fleet[...]
Kaluga airport goes international

Kaluga airport goes international

Located 160 km from Moscow the renewed airport kicks off to a new life[...]
New version of SSJ 100 features improved hot-and-high performance

New version of SSJ 100 features improved hot-and-high performance

The model is expected to find success on the Chinese market[...]
Russia's top airlines report half-year losses

Russia's top airlines report half-year losses

Transaero and UTair blame economic downturtn for deterioration of their financial performance[...]
Russian charter operator takes delivery of Boeing 767-300

Russian charter operator takes delivery of Boeing 767-300

Azur Air plans to operate the aircraft on non-stop flights to Dominicana[...]
Transaero issues revised contingency plan

Transaero issues revised contingency plan

The document should help the airline's creditors decide what to do about its long-overdue debts[...]
Frigate Ecojet choosing between Russia, Europe

Frigate Ecojet choosing between Russia, Europe

Russian company Frigate Ecojet, which is working to develop a widebody medium-haul passenger airliner with a highly elliptical fuselage, is about to make the final choice of location for its assembly facility.[...]
Russian assembly of Antonov aircraft may stop

Russian assembly of Antonov aircraft may stop

The worsening of relations between Russia and Ukraine is threatening joint aircraft production programs.[...]
Full-flight simulator for Tu-204SM

Full-flight simulator for Tu-204SM

The upgraded Tupolev Tu-204SM narrowbody airliner has yet to find its launch customer, but the manufacturer already has a full-flight simulator with six degrees of freedom for this aircraft.[...]
Harbin Y-12E certified in Russia

Harbin Y-12E certified in Russia

The Russian exclusive distributor is Fly Avia, which signed a preliminary agreement with Harbin for the delivery of four such aircraft.[...]


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