Tag: Sheremetyevo

Sukhoi SSJ100 Can Be Grounded only by Aviation Authorities

Reading Time: 1 minute After fatal emergency landing of Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100, which resulted in the aircraft bursting into flames on 5 May, 2019, citizens started signing a petition in favour of the suspension of SSJ100 operations, TASS reports. Reportedly, currently there are over 140,000 signatures. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed that the Kremlin is aware of the […]

Russian Airports Pass Historic Passengers Milestone

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian airports collectively handled some 206.99 million passengers last year, according to figures collected by Rosaviatsiya, the country’s aviation authority. 2018 was the first time in Russia’s aviation history that the number of air passengers exceeded the 200 million mark, an 11 per cent improvement on 2017. Moscow’s three airports of Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo, […]

Sheremetyevo’s Third Runway to be Operational in 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute The board of directors of Sheremetyevo (SVO) has approved Russia’s largest airport’s development roadmap for the period until 2024. The new schedule still confirms plans to launch its key element – the opening of a third runway in 2019 –which will raise the facility’s total hourly throughput from the current 55 to 90 aircraft movements. […]

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Wins Approval For Its New Terminal C Project

Reading Time: 1 minute Sheremetyevo International Airport, has reached another development milestone with approval for the strategic reconstruction of its northern terminal complex. Glavgosexpertiza, Russia’s state authority for the project’s supervision, has given the green light to the engineering design of the new Terminal C project. Designated for the processing of international travellers, the new terminal will offer an […]

International Traffic Outgrows Domestic At Moscow Airports

Reading Time: 2 minutes In June 2017, the total number of international travellers through Moscow’s three main airports exceeded domestic traffic for the first time since July 2015. According to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA), Moscow’s Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo, and Vnukovo airports handled a total of 4.233 million passengers traveling internationally in June, up 32.5% year-on-year. Their combined domestic […]

Moscow Airports Report Increased Traffic Growth in March

Reading Time: 2 minutes The number of passengers served by Moscow’s Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo, and Vnukovo airports increased by 16.4% year-on-year to 6.071 million, the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) reports. To compare, the February growth across the three airports stood at 15.4%. Vnukovo saw its passenger traffic decline year-on-year in March; the Sheremetyevo figures remained unchanged, while Domodedovo built […]

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% In 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Aeroflot Group carried 43.4 million passengers in 2016, up 10.3% compared to 39.4 million passengers in 2015. Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport-based Aeroflot Airlines carried 29 million passengers, up 11% compared to 26.1 million in 2015. In addition to Aeroflot Airlines, Aeroflot Group includes Saint Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines, Moscow-based low-cost carrier Pobeda Airlines and Russian Far […]

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Updates Development Projects

Reading Time: 1 minute Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO), which received approval to develop a Northern Terminal Complex in June, said in an update that total private investments for the project will reach $865 million, ATWonline reported. The main renovation stage, which will be completed by 2018, will increase airport capacity to 55 million passengers per year. By 2026, […]

Aeroflot Suspends Selling Tickets to Turkey

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Aeroflot flagship carrier suspends selling airline tickets to Istanbul and Antalya due to Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsiya’s ban on flight to Turkey. “Selling tickets will resume after the regulating authority – Rosaviatsiya – lifts the ban,” Aeroflot said on Wednesday. Tickets to flights from Turkey are sold in the regular mode, the company added. […]