Tag: Aeroflot

Aeroflot Boeing 737 Fatally Strikes a Man on Moscow Runway

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) to Athens (Greece),  hit man on the runway. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Sheremetyevo’s runway when the crew reported they believed that had encountered a collision with an animal on the runway. There was no abnormal indication, the crew continued the flight to […]

Sukhoi to Cut Superjet Deliveries and Focus on Aftersales Support

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), the Russian manufacturer of the Superjet 100 (SSJ100) Russian regional jet, has been facing mounting criticism regarding alleged deficiencies in its aftersales support of the product. Two of its key international customers – Mexico’s Interjet and Belgium’s Brussels Airlines – have voiced their discontent with the maintenance of their fleets, […]

Aeroflot Signs up for 100 Russian-Built Superjets

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir […]

Aeroflot and Vietnam Airlines Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Reading Time: 1 minute According to the Memorandum, in 2019, the two airlines target to begin codesharing on domestic routes in Vietnam and Russia and expand their cooperation across several areas of the business. This would enhance the two airlines’ prosperity of the bilateral cooperation and deliver excellent benefits to customers. This agreement will further expand travel opportunities between […]

Aeroflot Boeing 737-800 Cracks Inner Windshield

Reading Time: 1 minute An Aeroflot Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Kemerovo to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) with 154 passengers on board, cracked windshield. Aircraft was enroute about 90nm northwest of Novosibirsk (Russia) when the crew reported a cracked windshield and descended the aircraft to reporting it was the inner layer of the windshield, that had cracked. The aircraft diverted to […]

Aeroflot Plans to Receive 50 MC-21 Aircraft in the Coming Years

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot airline plans to receive 50 MC-21 aircraft in the coming years, the company’s statement says. “In the coming years we are expecting the delivery of 50 MC-21s, in addition, Aeroflot is considering the possibility of an additional increase in the fleet of domestic aircraft,” the report says. Aeroflot will be the first operator of […]

Aeroflot and S7 Group Outgrow the Russian Market

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s two largest airline groups of Aeroflot (including the title carrier, Rossiya, low-cost carrier Pobeda and Aurora Airlines), and S7 Group (S7 Airlines and Globus), have reported all-year high traffic growth rates for July. In doing so, both groups have outperformed the Russian industry average of 6.3 per cent year-on-year, the year’s lowest, according to […]

Aeroflot to Buy Back Shares From Dissenting Shareholders

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian flag carrier Aeroflot is to buy back shares from those stakeholders who disagreed with the major lease deal of 50 advanced, Russian-made MC-21-300 narrow-body aircraft. An extraordinary meeting of the airline’s board of directors established that the national carrier will take back 47,817,796 shares at a total value of US$107 million. Russian legislation allows […]

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 8.2% This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aeroflot Group, Russia’s largest airline consortium, which consists of flag carrier Aeroflot, St Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines, low-cost carrier Pobeda Airlines and far-eastern subsidiary Aurora Airlines, collectively achieved an 8.2 per cent year-on-year growth in the first half of 2018, reaching a total of 24.9 million passengers. This figure represents 48.4 per cent of the passenger […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100). The aircraft is named in honour of the legendary Soviet pilot Alexey Maresyev. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating on Aeroflot routes in the […]