Russian airlines May traffic

Russian airlines’ May passenger traffic was down only 19.7 per cent on 2019

Increased domestic market activity contributed to positive traffic recovery trend[...]
S7 Technics St. Petersburg MRO base

Russia’s S7 Technics hopes to lure European LLCs to its would-be St. Petersburg MRO base

Country’s largest independent MRO provider reveals plans for a fourth major maintenance facility[...]
Smartavia to acquire 40 A320neos

Russia’s Smartavia to acquire 40 brand new Airbus A320neos and become a low-cost carrier

Private airline contracted seven neos for the next year delivery[...]
Aeroflot

Aeroflot Group's new strategy gains traction

Russia’s national carrier reclaims market leadership, while LCC Pobeda demonstrates impressive growth[...]
Russian airlines april traffic

Aeroflot reclaims leadership of the Russian market

Russian airlines’ April traffic down 23 per cent on pre-crisis levels[...]
Utair Atr 72-500

Russia's Utair selected StandardAero to provide PW127M overhaul support

The MRO services are in support of carrier’s ATR 72 fleet[...]
Russian airlines’ March traffic

Russian airlines’ March traffic only 27 per cent below pre-crisis level

The general operational performance trend is positive[...]

Rosaviatsiya boss: Russia will need 700 new aircraft by 2030

The number of Western-built aircraft operated by Russian airlines has grown by 25 per cent since 2017[...]
Aeroflot MRO

Aeroflot opens new MRO hangar, transfers Boeing 777 heavy maintenance to Russia

The group’s MRO provider A-Technics may start providing MRO services to third-party customers next year[...]
Russian airlines

Russia’s airline passenger traffic down 37 per cent in February, on the climb

S7 Airlines is still leading the market, LCC Pobeda Airlines enjoys three per cent growth[...]
MAAS paint shop in Kaunas

MAAS Aviation opens new aircraft paint shop in Kaunas

In cooperation with FL Technics a re-delivery centre is set up at the Lithuanian airport[...]
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[...]
Kazakhstan SCAT Boeing 737 MAX

Kazakhstan to complete Boeing 737 MAX airworthiness assessment in February

Central Asian country’s only type operator SCAT is gearing up for test flights this week[...]


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