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

Azerbaijan carrier experiments with low-cost model following the president's mandate for affordable air travel[...]

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

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

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

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

Only 39% of the annual quota of 200 foreign captains was claimed by Russian operators this year[...]

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

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

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

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

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

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

The model is expected to find success on the Chinese market[...]

Russia's top airlines report half-year losses

Transaero and UTair blame economic downturtn for deterioration of their financial performance[...]

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