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Russian air transport statistics

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Articles on civil aviation in Russia

Aeroflot 777 delivery

Aeroflot resumes taking deliveries of Western-built aircraft

Aurum Leasing delivered a new B777-300 aircraft on lease to Aeroflot[...]
KrasAvia ATR 72

KrasAvia becomes Russia’s third ATR operator

The airline boosts regional connectivity in Siberia with two ATR 72 aircraft[...]
Russian airlines

January proves better than December for Russia’s airlines

Total traffic was 38 per cent down Y-on-Y, private S7 Airlines still leads the market[...]

Russia's best performing airline lost only 2.7% of its traffic in 2020

Thanks to large domestic market, Russian carriers cope with the coronavirus crisis better than other regions[...]

2020 first year without traffic growth for Russia's LCC Pobeda Airlines

However, Aeroflot’s low-cost subsidiary reports $19 mln net profits for the crisis year[...]

Russian airlines’ passenger traffic down 46 per cent in 2020

Aeroflot remained the country’s largest carrier last year[...]
S7 Airlines

S7 Airlines retained leadership of the Russian air travel market for 9 months in 2020

none of Russia’s largest airlines managed to improve its December 2019 results[...]

Red Wings to double fleet in 2021 by adding SSJ100s, A320s and B777s

The Russian airline plans to bring in the total of 20 aircraft this year despite prolongued crisis[...]
Russian airlines' traffic

Russian airlines' traffic down 48 per cent in November

Compared to October, the decline in traffic numbers has aggravated[...]
russian airlines in september

Six Russian airlines demonstrate improved operational results in September

Russia’s domestic air travel grows 6.8 per cent year-on-year[...]
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Key economic indicators

Capital, surface area: Moscow, 17,098,250 sq km

Source: worldbank.org

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Aviation authority

Federal Air Transport Agency http://www.favt.ru

Russian air transport statistics

Passengers carried by Russian airlines in 2004-2016 - Russian Aviation Insider

Key performance indicators for Russian civil aviation, by type of service

Sources: Russian Transport Clearing House, Federal Air Transport Agency.

Top Russian international routes by passenger numbers carried

* The figures are for the total number of passengers carried in both directions within each city pair. The “from-to” directions given in the table had the higher number of passengers carried in 2016.

Source: Russian Transport Clearing House.

Top Russian domestic routes by passenger numbers carried

* The figures are for the total number of passengers carried in both directions within each city pair. The “from-to” directions given in the table had the higher number of passengers carried in 2016.

Source: Russian Transport Clearing House.

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Major airlines

Because of the economic slowdown, the number of Russian commercial airlines decreased from 389 companies registered in 1996 to 113 in 2016. This dramatic reduction is a direct reflection of market consolidation and the government’s policy to raise barriers for new players entering the air transport market. The airline assets controlled by the federal government are merged into the Aeroflot Group. Other local carriers are either privately owned or controlled by regional authorities.

After the demise in late 2015 of Transaero, Russia’s second largest airline, the local market has been dominated principally by the Aeroflot Group and several other large players comprising S7 Group (which includes S7 Airlines and Globus), as well as UTair and Ural Airlines.  Currently, the top-10 Russian airlines control 80% of the Russian market (see the diagram below), whilst foreign airlines carried less than 10 per cent of overall passenger numbers – or 28% of passengers on international routes to/from Russia in 2015.

Russian airlines’ market shares 2016

Notes:
The market shares are calculated by passengers carried on international and domestic routes

Statistics

Russian airlines statistics section contains detailed data on the number of passengers carried, passenger kilometers accomplished and passenger load factors for the leading Russian airlines between 2005 and 2016.

Major airlines’ company profiles

Provided below is the list of major airlines by passengers carried on international and domestic routes in 2016. Each airline profile contains information on the base airports, fleet, number of passengers carried (YOY since 2005), contacts and list of articles.

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Major airports

As of the beginning of 2016, Russia had 254 civil airfields and heliports, including 74 operating international airports. Of this total, 178 airports have paved runways, 76 are unpaved. 31  are certified for ICAO Cat I landings, 10 more for Cat II landings and only three – Moscow’s Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo – for Cat III landing capabilities.

Major airports’ company profiles

Provided below is the list of major Russian international airports by passengers served in 2016. Each airport profile contains general information on the airport, data on runways, approved aircraft types, number of passengers served (YOY since 2005), contacts and list of articles.

Open sky agreements

  • Vladivostok – since Autumn 2011
  • Kaliningrad – since Summer 2015
  • Saint-Petersburg – negotiations are in progress

Statistics

Russian airports statistics section contains detailed data on the number of passengers and freight tonnages carried through Russia’s top airports between 2005 and 2016.

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