Tag: Rosaviatsia

Saratov Airlines to Stop Operations on Rosaviatsia’s Request May 31

Russia’s air carrier Saratov Airlines to suspend operation on May 31 following Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) notification. The carrier was asked to stop selling tickets to “prevent violations of passenger rights and the development of the crisis situation”. “On May 17, 2018 Saratov Airlines received a letter from Head of Transport Regulation Department of […]

Russian Helicopters Plan to Produce More than 200 Copters in 2018

Holding “Russian Helicopters” plans to produce more than 200 rotorcraft in 2018 for domestic and foreign customers. This was announced on Friday by the general director of the holding Andrey Boginsky, TASS reports. “In total, more than 200. In general, for military products for foreign and Russian customers – more than 80. There are serious […]

S7 Airlines Airbus A320 Descends Below Profile on Approach

S7 Airlines Airbus A320, performing flight from Novosibirsk to Irkutsk (Russia), was on approach to Irkutsk’s runway 12 cleared to descend to 600 meters (2000 feet AGL), before the aircraft intercepted the glideslope the controller cleared the flight to descend to 450 meters (1500 feet AGL), the aircraft however continued to descend below that cleared […]

A320neo and A321neo Received Type Certificates in Russia

Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) and the Russian Aviation Register have completed the procedure for validating the type certificate for the A320neo family. Relevant supporting documents were transferred to Airbus. The type certificate applies to A320neo and A321neo aircraft equipped with both types of engines (Pratt & Whitney’s Pure Power PW1100G-JM and CFM International’s […]

Aeroflot Files For Bankruptcy of Orenair, Donavia Subsidiaries

Russia’s Aeroflot Airline has filed for bankruptcy of its Orenburg-based Orenair and Rostov-on-Don-based Donavia subsidiaries, according to documents filed in Orenburg and the Rostov region’s commercial courts this month. A trial date for OrenAir has been set for Feb. 9, according to the commercial court database, reported by ATWonline.com. In August 2016, Aeroflot recovered a […]

Six Interjet SSJ100s Resume Flights Following Inspections

Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) has completed repairs on six Sukhoi Superjet 100s (SSJ100s) grounded by Mexican airline Interjet, the only SSJ100 operator in the Americas. The aircraft resumed operations in the first week in January, the manufacturer said in a statement. “The troubleshooting procedure was agreed with the Russian aviation authorities [Federal Air Transport […]

Russia Grounds the Sukhoi Superjet

Russia’s civil aviation authority Rosaviatsia has grounded the country’s fleet of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, citing concerns over metal fatigue. The grounding of Russia’s nearly 50-strong fleet of SSJ100s came after inspections by Rosaviatsia found metal fatigue in the tail of one SSJ100 operated by Irkutsk-based regional airline IrAero. Metal fatigue is a common problem […]

Russia’s Passenger Traffic Up 4% in October

Russian airlines carried 7.7 million passengers in October, up 4% year-over-year (YOY), according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. International traffic was down 1.8% to 3 million passengers, while domestic traffic grew 8.2% to 4.6 million passengers. In the January-October period, Russian airlines carried 75.3 million passengers, down 6.8% YOY. Aeroflot carried 24.3 million […]

Russia and China Eye New Air Corridors for Civil Aircraft

Russia and China discuss opening new air corridors over the border between the two countries, a move to optimize air travel, sources from the Civil Aviation Administration of China told TASS. It said last week representatives of the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia), the State Air Traffic Management Corporation of the Russian Federation and […]

Russian Authorities Prohibit Red Wings SSJ100 Operations

Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has restricted Moscow-based Red Wings Airlines’ air operator’s certificate (AOC), prohibiting it from SSJ100 aircraft operations. The decision takes effect from July 1. The restriction was made after an inspection carried out earlier this year, Rosaviatsia said in a statement. Red Wings, which did not comment on the situation, […]