Tag: Russian airlines

Flights via Kazakhstan Triple Due Bans on Flights by Russian Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, the number of flights through Kazakhstan’s airspace tripled to more than 450. It is due to European bans on flights by Russian airlines. The company said it was prepared for an increased workload and would service all flights. The closure of EU airspace to Russian airliners and the prospect of Russia shutting out […]

Dominance of Western-Built Aircraft in Russia Looks Set to Continue

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Russian airline industry’s widespread reliance on western-built aircraft now exceeds 90 per cent, according to analysis undertaken by Russian Aviation Insider’s sister publication ATO.ru. Furthermore, the research also shows that the dominant share of foreign-made aircraft in Russia’s collective fleet is likely to increase. Data used in the review is from Russian aviation agency […]

Three Major Russian Airlines Contract Lufthansa Technik

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two major Russian passenger airlines and the nation’s biggest cargo carrier have contracted Lufthansa Technik (LHT) for the provision of a range of comprehensive and long-term aircraft maintenance support services. The announcement of the engine nacelle parts support for Aeroflot, a total components support contract for Ural Airlines and components services for AirBridgeCargo were all […]

Russia’s S7 Brings Оneworld Alliance to Belarus

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s S7 Airlines (Sibir) has launched scheduled services between Moscow and Gomel, a city in the east of Belarus, thereby becoming the first Oneworld global airline alliance member to penetrate the air travel market of that country. The new service is currently operated three times a week, using 78-seat Embraer E170 aircraft, but the airline […]

Russia’s Passenger Traffic Up 4% in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

3-Month Losses of Major Russian Airlines Reached $376 mln in Q1 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the first quarter of 2016, the operating losses of major Russia airlines amounted to RUB 24 billion ($376 million), the Kommersant reported referring to the Association of Air Transport Operators (AATO). AATO President Vladimir Tasun informed the paper that the biggest air carriers of Russia posted losses amounting to RUB 25.6 billion in the […]