Tag: Rossiya Airlines

Rossiya Airlines Boeing 747 with Failed Engine Successfully Lands in Moscow

Reading Time: < 1 minute A double-decker Boeing 747 with one malfunctioning engine has successfully landed in Moscow Vnukovo Airport. The huge Rossiya Airlines plane managed to safely land in after one of its four engines reportedly had failed mid-flight around 1pm local time on Tuesday. The plane took off from Larnaca, a popular tourists destination in Cyprus. About 500 […]

Aeroflot’s Shareholders Approve Lease of 50 MC-21 Russian Airliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shareholders of Aeroflot Group (which includes Aeroflot, Rossiya Airlines, Pobeda Airlines and Aurora Airlines) have approved a major financial transaction for the operating leases of 50 new MC-21-300 narrow-body aircraft, at the holding company’s Annual General Meeting held on June 25, the airline group reports. The new aircraft – a Russian single-aisle twinjet airliner project […]

Rossiya A319 Engine Malfunction Due to Bird Strike at Rostov

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Rossiya Airbus A319-100 performing flight from St. Petersburg to Rostov-on-Don carrying the national soccer team of Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Rostov’s new International Platov Airport’s runway 04 when the right hand engine emitted streaks of flame.  The aircraft continued for a safe landing. Saudi Arabia’s National Football Association assured their fans […]

Rossiya Airlines A319 Runs Over Ground Worker’s Foot on Push Back

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rossiya Airbus A319-100, performing flight from London Gatwick to Saint Petersburg, was being pushed back for departure when the aircraft was stopped, emergency services responded to attend to a ground worker, who became trapped with his foot under one of the aircraft’s wheels. Emergency services released the man and airlifted the ground worker with serious […]

Aeroflot Group Carried a Record 50 Million Passengers in 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s Aeroflot Group, which comprises Aeroflot, Rossiya Airlines, Pobeda Airlines and Aurora Airlines, carried a total of over 50 million passengers in 2017, up 15.4% year-on-year. Flag carrier Aeroflot alone transported 32.8 million, a year-on-year increase of 13.3%. The group’s share of the Russian air transport market grew from 42.3% in 2016 to 47.7%. The […]