Tag: Rostov-on-Don

Airlines to Switch to New Rostov on Don Airport on December 7

Reading Time: 1 minute The new airport in Rostov on Don will officially open on December 7, replacing the older airfield. By 1100L (0800Z) all airlines will switch to the new airport, its operator announced. Following the certification of the new airport Platov on December 1, both airports are currently being used on a temporary basis. The old airport, […]

Aeroflot Files For Bankruptcy of Orenair, Donavia Subsidiaries

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Flydubai Launches Online Memorial Site For FZ981 Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes FlyDubai has launched a memorial website to commemorate the memory of the passengers and crew of flight FZ981, one month after the flight crashed in Rostov-On-Don. The website – www.withgreatsadness.com – collects the thoughts and photographs of those who wish to express their condolences following the tragic accident. FlyDubai has said its focus over this […]

Black Boxes of Crashed Flydubai Plane Decoded, No Onboard System Malfunctions Found

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flydubai flight FZ981, which crashed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was fully operational when it took off from the airport in Dubai, the Interstate Aviation Committee said after decoding the flight data recorders. “According to the preliminary analysis of the information obtained from flight recorders to date, no onboard system malfunctions, aircraft components’ defects or power system […]

‘Pull Up!’: Russian TV Airs Final Words of Pilots in Flydubai Jet Crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian state television has aired the final words of the pilots of the flydubai passenger jet that crashed in Rostov-on-Don last week killing 62 people, suggesting pilot error could be to blame. Russia’s Rossiya-1 channel late Friday said it had obtained a transcript of the last words exchanged a minute before the Boeing 737 plunged […]