Tag: Aurora

Aeroflot Group Airline to Acquire Five Dash 8-400 Turboprops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aurora, Aeroflot Group’s Far Eastern regional airline, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase five Dash 8-400 turboprops from De Havilland Canada. The arrangement was announced on November 19, during the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The Sakhalin-based regional carrier which currently operates ten Dash 8 aircraft, including five Dash 8-400, three Dash 8-300 and […]

Costs of Additional Aircraft and Rising Pilots’ Salaries Double Aeroflot Losses

Reading Time: 3 minutes Net losses at Russia’s Aeroflot Group, which is made up of Aeroflot, Rossiya, low-cost carrier Pobeda and Aurora, more than doubled in the first quarter of this year. The deficit amounted to RUB 11.5 billion (US$195 million) in the period, mainly as a result of a significant fleet expansion programme and increases in pilots’ salaries, […]

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 […]