Tag: Aeroflot

MS-21: A Direct Rival of the B737 and A320 from Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, the MC-21 aircraft has been rolled out for official presentation in the factory of the corporation “Irkut” in Irkutsk, Russia.  As Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, the first serial production of the medium- and short-range passenger jet is planned for 2017. “This is a huge victory for our aviation industry and Irkut Corporation, our scientists, designers, […]

Aeroflot Has Set In Operation Two New Sukhoi Superjet 100

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of its two new full-specification Sukhoi Superjet 100 (registration number RA-89059 and RA-89065) produced by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA). RA-89059 has been named in honour of Alexey Semenkov, military figure and two-star general; RA-89065 – after Boris Osipov, an honoured Soviet pilot. New Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft has been transferred […]

The Results of the First 5 Years of Sukhoi SuperJet 100

Reading Time: 5 minutes As we promised after the first article “Revitalizer of the Russian Aviation – Sukhoi SuperJet 100”, we are coming back to talk more about the orders, clients and routes. It is already 5 years since the first commercial flight of the Russian-made twin engine took off from Armenia. Over the past five years a lot […]

Aeroflot Announces Partnership With Avis

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot and Avis Car Rental announce partnership within the Aeroflot Bonus loyalty program. Now Aeroflot Bonus Program members can get up to 1,500 miles and discount up to 15% for Avis rentals worldwide. All Aeroflot Bonus members who rent with Avis between May 4th and August 31st, 2016 will be granted with up to 6,000 […]

Aeroflot Subsidiary Aurora Airline 1Q Traffic Up 22%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot subsidiary Aurora Airline—which serves Russia’s Far East—carried 276,827 passengers in the first quarter, up 22% year-over-year (YOY), as a result of network and fleet growth. In the first quarter, Aurora carried 216,454 domestic and 60,373 international passengers. It carried 1,638 tonnes of cargo, up 33% YOY. Total flying hours for the quarter were up […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of New SSJ-100

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new Sukhoi Superjet 100(registration number RA-89064)in enhanced FULL specification produced by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft. The new SSJ-100 has been transferred to Aeroflot under a financial lease agreement from Sberbank Leasing. SSJ100 is a next-generation regional jet designed and manufactured by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft in collaboration with Finmeccanica-Alenia […]

Top 20 Airlines and Countries Started New Routes in 2015

Reading Time: 4 minutes According to anna.aero’s New Route Database, 359 of the world’s airlines launched over 3,100 new services across 173 countries in 2015, which works out as an average of almost 60 new services per week. This is over 500 more than we logged in 2014. Around 44% of these new services were on routes already operated […]

Russian Authorities Recommend Carriers for Civil Servants

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has published a list of airlines recommended for civil servants traveling on business. The list consists of 20 Russian carriers—including Aeroflot and its subsidiaries, Aurora, Donavia, Pobeda, Rossiya Airline, OrenAir as well as Vim Avia, S7 and Globus, Grozny Avia, IrAero, Nordavia, Red Wings, Rusline, Severstal, NordStar, Ural Airlines, […]

Russian Airlines Carry 81 Million Passengers in First 9 Months of 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian airlines carried 81 million passengers in the January to October 2015 period, up 0.5% year-over-year (YOY). International traffic was down 13.9% to 35.4 million, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. Domestic traffic grew 15.5% YOY to 45.4 million. Russia’s Aeroflot Airline carried 22 million passengers in the 10-month period, up 10.6%. Transaero, […]