Tag: UTair

Russia’s airlines enjoy collective 12.3 per cent traffic growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the tragic accident of Aeroflot’s Superjet 100 at Sheremetyevo and the overall sluggish Russian economy in the period, the local air travel market remained surprisingly buoyant, with an overall traffic growth rate of 12.3 per cent in the first five months of 2019. According to the latest data collected by Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya, […]

UTAir Boeing 737 Reports Electrical Problems

Reading Time: < 1 minute A UTAir Boeing 737-500, performing flight from Moscow Vnukovo to Grozny (Russia), reported electrical problems. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Vnukovo when the aircraft suffered electrical problems taking out the left hand instruments, the transponder and associated systems. The crew returned to Vnukovo for a safe landing. A replacement Boeing 737-500 reached Grozny […]

Turbulence Injures 2 Flight Attendants on UTair Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A UTair Boeing 737-500, performing flight from Moscow Vnukovo to Surgut (Russia), experienced turbulence, two cabin crew members were injured.  Aircraft was descending towards Surgut when the aircraft entered a zone of turbulence causing injuries to two flight attendants. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Surgut. The two injured flight attendants were taken […]

UTair Boeing 737 Experiences Gear Problem Due to Bird Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute A UTair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Sochi to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia) with 176 people on board, experienced gear problem due to bird strike. Aircraft was climbing out of Sochi’s runway when the crew stopped the climb due to a problem with the landing gear and decided to divert to Krasnodar (Russia), located about 100nm north […]

Russian Airlines Post 25% Traffic Growth For May

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian airlines’ passenger traffic growth, which had been climbing since the beginning of the year, continued growing at a double-digit rate in May. Traffic surged 25.9% year-on-year last month, the record high so far this year, to 8.672 million passengers, the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) reports. To compare, the increase was recorded at 10.2% […]

Russia Reports on Subsidized Flight Tickets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian airlines taking part in Far East subsidy program have carried more than 238,000 passengers from April 1 through end of July 2016. The airlines have sold 390,000 subsidized tickets, worth RUB2.6 billion ($40.1 million), according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. Nine airlines take part in the program, including Aeroflot, UTair and Ural […]

Russian Authorities Recommend Carriers for Civil Servants

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has published a list of airlines recommended for civil servants traveling on business. The list consists of 20 Russian carriers—including Aeroflot and its subsidiaries, Aurora, Donavia, Pobeda, Rossiya Airline, OrenAir as well as Vim Avia, S7 and Globus, Grozny Avia, IrAero, Nordavia, Red Wings, Rusline, Severstal, NordStar, Ural Airlines, […]

Russian Airlines Carry 81 Million Passengers in First 9 Months of 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute Russian airlines carried 81 million passengers in the January to October 2015 period, up 0.5% year-over-year (YOY). International traffic was down 13.9% to 35.4 million, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. Domestic traffic grew 15.5% YOY to 45.4 million. Russia’s Aeroflot Airline carried 22 million passengers in the 10-month period, up 10.6%. Transaero, […]