Tag: Moscow

Russia’s Pobeda Airlines Opens Operations Control Center

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary Pobeda Airlines has opened an operations control center at Moscow Vnukovo International Airport, which will allow flights to maintain a 30-minute turnaround time. Visual observations enable flight operations to decrease delays caused by ground handling services, improving punctuality by 10%-15%, the carrier said in a statement. Pobeda operates up to daily 70 […]

Russia’s Upgraded Night Hunter Helicopter Makes Its First Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian Helicopters rotocraft manufacturer, part of state hi-tech corporation Rostec, plans to deliver a pre-production batch of upgraded Mil Mi-28N “Night Hunter” helicopters to the Defense Ministry in 2018, Russian Helicopters Head Alexander Mikheyev said on Wednesday. We plan the pilot pre-production batch of helicopters for delivery in 2018,” he said. The prototype of the […]

Drunk Passenger Forces Russian Flight to Make Emergency Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A Russian plane en route from Beijing to Moscow was forced to make an emergency landing at a local airport Friday morning after a drunk passenger started brawling, Russian news agency TASS reported. At 8:48 a.m. local time (0148 GMT), the plane of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot landed at Yemelyanovo Airport near the Siberian city […]

Egypt And Russia Agree To Resume Gradually Air Flights From October

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia suspended air service with Egypt following the crash of a Russian A321 passenger jet in Sinai. Air flights between Egypt and Russia may be resumed in October already, Egypt’s Al-Masry Al-Youm said on Sunday referring to high-ranking officials at the Egyptian civil aviation authority. “The parties have agreed to resume step by step the […]

Airbus Shows ACJ319 at Jet Expo in Moscow

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus Corporate Jets is exhibiting an ACJ319, operated by MJet on VVIP charters, at the Jet Expo show in Moscow. Part of the ACJ320 Family, which has the widest and tallest cabin of any business jet, the ACJ319 is in widespread service worldwide with companies, individuals and governments. “Cabins are very important in the business […]

Aeroflot Suspends Selling Tickets to Turkey

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Aeroflot flagship carrier suspends selling airline tickets to Istanbul and Antalya due to Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsiya’s ban on flight to Turkey. “Selling tickets will resume after the regulating authority – Rosaviatsiya – lifts the ban,” Aeroflot said on Wednesday. Tickets to flights from Turkey are sold in the regular mode, the company added. […]

Sky Gates Airlines to Enter Market This Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes The start-up cargo carrier will operate Boeing 747s. Creation of a start-up cargo carrier called Sky Gates Airlines, which will be based at the newly opened Zhukovskiy Airport near Moscow, was announced at the airport’s opening ceremony. Russian Aviation Insider talked to the new airline’s general director Pyotr Morozov to find out some details. Morozov […]

Volga-Dnepr Technics Adds Sukhoi Super Jet 100 To Its MRO Capability

Reading Time: 3 minutes Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM), has successfully passed a certification process to become an approved maintenance organization for Sukhoi Super Jet 100 aircraft under Russian Federal Aviation Regulations 285. VDTM is now capable to provide line maintenance, structural repair and non-destructive testing services on the aircraft type SSJ100 at the company’s Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO) facilities with prospective […]

Emirates to Deploy Flagship A380 Aircraft on Moscow Route

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates has announced that it will be upgrading one of the two daily flights servicing its Dubai-Moscow route to an A380-800, commencing 1st December 2016. Since Emirates started flying from its Dubai hub to Moscow in 2003, the airline has carried almost 3.5 million passengers on the route. Over the past 12 months, demand has […]

Russian Defense Ministry Confirms Su-27 Crashed Near Moscow, Pilot Killed

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Defense Ministry has confirmed that a Su-27 fighter jet crashed in the Moscow region. Russia’s Defense Ministry confirmed reports on Thursday that a Su-27 fighter aircraft had crashed in the Moscow region. “On June 9 at 10:25 [local time, 07:35 GMT], a Su-27 belonging to the Russian Aerospace Forces crashed in the Moscow region […]