Tag: Russia

UTair Boeing 737 Skids off the Runway and Slids into Riverbed

Early on Saturday, UTair-operated Boeing 737, going from Moscow, skidded off the runway during rough landing in the Russian city of Sochi, slid into a river and eventually caught fire. The aircraft was evacuated, 18 occupants were injured, the others remained unhurt, one airport worker died of a heart attack. The aircraft received substantial damage beyond […]

Aeroflot and S7 Group Outgrow the Russian Market

Russia’s two largest airline groups of Aeroflot (including the title carrier, Rossiya, low-cost carrier Pobeda and Aurora Airlines), and S7 Group (S7 Airlines and Globus), have reported all-year high traffic growth rates for July. In doing so, both groups have outperformed the Russian industry average of 6.3 per cent year-on-year, the year’s lowest, according to […]

UAC and COMAC Approved the General Layout of CR929 Aircraft

On 6 June United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC) and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) approved the general layout of CR929 long-range wide-body aircraft. The parties agreed as to the aircraft principal geometry – wing span and shape, fuselage length, fuselage nose and tail section dimensions, aircraft fins sizing and form, location of engines, landing […]

Russian Low-Cost Airline Fires Pilots For Being Drunk on Duty

Russia’s Pobeda airline has sacked two pilots who attempted to fly an airliner from the Siberian city of Surgut to Dagestan’s Makhachkala while being under the influence of alcohol, the company said in a statement, citing CEO Andrey Kalmykov. This reported by TASS. According to media reports, two intoxicated Pobeda pilots sought to carry out […]

Shareholder of Saratov Airlines to Create a New Airline

Arkady Evstafiev, a shareholder of Saratov Airlines, whose airline operator certificate (AOC) was canceled on Wednesday by Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia), wants to create a new airline, told to Interfax agency in the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. “The shareholder expresses interest in creating an air carrier with an organization at a […]

Saratov Airlines Suspends All Flights Effective 30 May

The Saratov Airlines announces the cancellation of all flights from may 30, 2018, the report said on the airline’s website. The air operator certificate of Saratov Airlines has been annulled from Wednesday and the Transport Ministry is working on carrying the passengers of the failed airline, according to the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) statement. […]

Russia Creates Substitutes for Ukrainian Aircraft and Naval Engines

Russia has coped with the task of import substitution in the field of aircraft and naval engine engineering, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. This reported by TASS. “I can say that there is no dependence on Ukrainian products any more. The situation with western supplies is changing cardinally. We’ve coped with the […]

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 […]

Second MC-21-300 Aircraft Joined the Flight Test Program

On May 12, 2018, the maiden flight of the second MC-21-300 test aircraft took place at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the affiliate of Irkut Corporation (a UAC member). The testing results of the first test aircraft were taken into account in the production of a new aircraft. The duration of flight was 1 […]

Pilot of the Russian An-12 Aircraft Dies During the Flight to Egypt

The commander of the Russian An-12 aircraft lost consciousness during the flight to Egypt and died in the hospital. The crew managed to make an unscheduled landing without his participation, reported by Mash telegram channel. After 4.5 hours after takeoff, the commander of the Russian aircraft An-12 lost consciousness, in connection with which the crew […]