Tag: Russia

Russia’s Nordavia and Red Wings Announced a Merger

The shareholders of Russian airlines Nordavia and Red Wings have approved a merger of the two companies and started preparations for consolidation under common management, Nordavia said in a statement on Monday. This reported by PRIME. “We plan to create an airline holding with a united management company on the basis of Nordavia and Red […]

Russian Manufacturer Assembles 300th SaM146 Engine for Superjet

UEC Saturn, a part of Rostec Corporation, has assembled its 300th PowerJet SaM146 engine for use on Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. The powerplant is produced as part of a Russian-French joint venture between Safran Aircraft Engines and UEC Saturn. The SaM164engine passed certification in 2010 and entered operation with the first SSJ100s in 2011. Each […]

Sheremetyevo Heads the World Ranking of On-Time Performance Airports

Sheremetyevo International Airport ranked first by on-time departures ranking according to research by the American Flightstats service in September 2017. Sheremetyevo headed the category of Major Airports with on-time departures index of 92,24% ahead of the US Minneapolis — 91.51% and Salt Lake City — 89.88%, Qatar Hamad (Doha) — 91.07% and Japanese Haneda ( […]

AviaAM Leasing leases Airbus A321 to Yamal Airlines

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed global aviation holding company engaged in the business of commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing and sales, has announced the delivery of Airbus A321-211 to its long-standing partner Yamal Airlines. The aircraft was leased to the carrier under an operating lease agreement for the term of 6 years. Prior to […]

Russia And China To Jointly Develop Engine For Widebody Airliner

Russia and China have agreed to develop a gas-turbine engine for the joint commercial aircraft (LRWBCA). The memorandum of cooperation was signed by Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) and China’s AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co. (AECC CAE) at Aviation Expo China 2017 in Beijing. UEC says the program’s priorities are to research the widebody aircraft […]

Su-24 Practised Bombing At Zapad 2017 Exercise

In course of the Zapad 2017 strategic exercise, the crews of Su-24 bombers carried out precision bombing targeting mock enemy’s command posts, personnel and combat hardware at the airfield in the Kaliningrad region. The bombers performed the task at altitudes ranging from 200 m up to 2 km. All the actions were monitored by objective […]

Grim Outlook For Russian Bizav Deliveries

Russia and China are demonstrating growing demand for new business jets, reads the latest 10-year Global Business Aviation Outlook by international aerospace services and solutions provider Honeywell. Nevertheless, experts predict a decline in bizav sales in Russia and the CIS. The document states that the aforementioned two countries plus Brazil remain the primary drivers behind […]

Irkut And SCAC To Be Merged Into UAC Corporate Center

The ongoing reform of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) will see its corporate structure transformed into a single company and converted to a single share, reads the corporation’s statement. The process will involve merging the corporation’s subsidiaries Irkut Corporation and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), transforming them into a so-called corporate center. The decision was […]

Russia’s A320 And B737 Alternative Attracts Orders

After test flights were successfully completed in June, the Russian built single-aisle twinjet MC-21 is now being prepped for a second round of testing. Deliveries are expected to start in 2018 and Russian state media has said numerous contracts with domestic and foreign carriers have already been agreed, although it is largely expected to fill […]

BAA Training Gains Approval To Provide Pilot Training In Russia

BAA Training, one of the largest aviation training centres in Northern Europe, is pleased to announce that it has renewed the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rostaviatsia) approval for Boeing 737 CL Initial, Recurrent and Renewal training. The approval also grants use of BAA Training’s own Boeing 737 CL Full Flight Simulator for providing training […]