Tag: UTair Aviation

UTair Boeing 737 Skids off the Runway and Slids into Riverbed

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

Russia Sees 21% Increase In Passenger Traffic

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian airlines carried 27.1 million passengers from January-April 2017, up 20.8% year-over-year (YOY). International traffic grew 32.5% to 10.4 million; domestic traffic was up 14.6% to 16.8 million. Load factor increased 2.9 points YOY to 79.4%. Cargo and post traffic grew 23% YOY to 345,463 tonnes. Individual airlines report the following January-April traffic figures: Aeroflot […]