Tag: Vnukovo International Airport

Qatar Airways to Buy a 25% Stake in Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qatar Airways has bought a 25 per cent stake in one of Moscow’s largest airports for an undisclosed sum as the company attempts to overcome the Gulf blockade of the emirate. This reported by Financial Times. Akbar Al Baker, chief executive of Qatar Airways, said on Monday that the airline expected the deal on Vnukovo […]

Traffic Through Russian Airports Up 19% In First Half Of 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute Between January and June this year, passenger traffic through Russian airports grew 19% to 82.008 million, the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) reports. The results are a striking contrast to the same period last year, when the number of passengers that passed through Russian airports decreased 2.2%. Of the country’s top-20 airports, the highest passenger […]

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 […]

Russia’s Pobeda Airlines Opens Operations Control Center

Reading Time: 1 minute Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary Pobeda Airlines has opened an operations control center at Moscow Vnukovo International Airport, which will allow flights to maintain a 30-minute turnaround time. Visual observations enable flight operations to decrease delays caused by ground handling services, improving punctuality by 10%-15%, the carrier said in a statement. Pobeda operates up to daily 70 […]