Russia closes its airspace to Ukrainian carriers

Russia closes its airspace to Ukrainian carriers

As a symmetric measure to Ukrainian ban, Russian Transport Minister stops Russia-bound flights of three Ukrainian airlines[...]
Transaero shifts flights to Vnukovo

Transaero shifts flights to Vnukovo

The airline currently serves half of its destinations from Domodedovo[...]
Ukraine to ban flights by Russian airlines from October 25

Ukraine to ban flights by Russian airlines from October 25

Aeroflot and Transaero have received "Access Denied" letters from Ukrainian Authorities, while Russia elaborates symmetric measures against Ukrainian carriers[...]
Pobeda seeking access to international routes

Pobeda seeking access to international routes

According to current regulations, Aeroflot's low-cost subsidiary may not cross Russian border[...]
Georgian Airways outplays Russian competitors on Tbilisi-Moscow route

Georgian Airways outplays Russian competitors on Tbilisi-Moscow route

Passenger traffic between the two countries grew 84% YOY following resumption of regular air connection[...]
Foreign airlines' traffic to Moscow slumps 19.9%

Foreign airlines' traffic to Moscow slumps 19.9%

Russian airlines' dynamics are slightly better, but do not leave hope for relief[...]
AZAL launches low-fare routes

AZAL launches low-fare routes

Azerbaijan carrier experiments with low-cost model following the president's mandate for affordable air travel[...]
Aeroflot Group's traffic grows 13.3%

Aeroflot Group's traffic grows 13.3%

Following the current trend the Group optimizes fleet and refocuses on domestic routes[...]
Astana Airport to double capacity by 2017

Astana Airport to double capacity by 2017

Construction of a new passenger terminal and infrastructure renewal should be completed by the time Kazakhstan's capital welcomes EXPO-2017[...]
Red Wings may become MC-21 launch operator

Red Wings may become MC-21 launch operator

The airline is also considering relocating from Moscow to Ulyanovsk for tax preferences and leasing Western-built aircraft[...]
UTair to receive state guarantees

UTair to receive state guarantees

State support is supposed to help the troubled airline settle part of its US $ 1.45 bln debt[...]
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[...]


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