Ilyushin Finance to lease ex-Transaero's Tu-204 freighters

The Russian lessor is also seeking customers for three Tu-214 passenger airliners[...]

INSIGHT: Idyll’s end

Russian airlines return over 100 aircraft to lessors in less than a year.[...]

IAC blames FATA's inaction for revocation of Boeing 737 certificates

The CIS-wide Interstate Aviation Committee suggests to ground the type fleet in Russia due to safety reasons.[...]

PD-14 turbofan for Irkut MC-21 narrowbody enters flight tests

The engine's Russian certification is set for the spring of 2017[...]

Two Russian Helicopter facilities to merge

The merger will help ramp up production of Mil and Kamov helicopters[...]

Engineering offers a full range of modification services

It became possible after the launch of fire resistance testing lab in Novosibirsk[...]

Transaero accuses S7 Group of breaching merger agreement

Transaero's owners believe S7 could refuse the deal under the pressure from Aeroflot[...]

Metrojet dismisses human factor, malfunction as causes of A321 crash

The carrier’s officials say the airliner may have been subjected to a mechanical influence in flight[...]

Tajik Air receives third Boeing 757

The new aircraft seats 230 all-economy passengers[...]

Russia’s MetroJet A321 crashes in Egypt

The aircraft was carrying 217 passengers and 7 crew members on route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg[...]

Rossiya launches in-house C-checks on own A320 fleet

The Russian carrier expects the new capability will save it around $1.2 million a year[...]
Ukrainian, Russian air travel bans

Third-party carriers capitalize on Ukrainian, Russian air travel bans

Airlines from the CIS countries are launching connection flights taking advantage of transit traffic[...]

Sberbank leasing gives Transaero's order to Aeroflot

The airline signed a LOI for 14 Boeing aircraft initially intended for its former competitor[...]

Aeroflot to take delivery of two more SSJ100s

The aircraft are provided by Sberbank Leasing[...]

Transaero appoints a new general director

Valeriy Zaitsev replaces Dmitry Saprykin appointed earlier by Aeroflot[...]


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