Category: CIS

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of Its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 45th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100). The aircraft is named in honour of the legendary Soviet pilot Alexey Maresyev. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating on Aeroflot routes in the […]

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

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 […]

Sukhoi Makes Plans for a SSJ100 Freighter

Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co, part of the state-owned United Aircraft Corporation, is working on a cargo version of its Sukhoi Superjet regional aircraft. The freighter version scheme is listed in SCAC’s latest annual report as a priority project in the further development of the SSJ100 programme. Although the document provides no further […]

Turkish Technic Wins Ukrainian and Russian MRO Contracts

Turkish Technic, a supplier of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, and a subsidiary of the country’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines, has won new contracts from Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) and Russia’s NordWind. For UIA, the maintenance provider will carry out MRO work on the airline’s two Boeing 767 wide-bodies. The Ukrainian carrier currently […]

Kazakhstan to Revive Local Air Services Network

The government of Kazakhstan has embarked on a scheme to revitalise scheduled air service links between the nation’s smaller towns, Zhenis Kasymbek, the country’s Minister for Investment and Development has announced. The pilot project involves a roadmap showing the renewal of the fleet of local Zhetysu Airlines with 19-seat turboprops, the first of which may […]

Aeroflot Takes Delivery of 44th Sukhoi Superjet

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its 44th Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). One aircraft is named in honour of the Soviet test pilot and twice Hero of the Soviet Union Vladimir Kokkinaki. The Russian-built Sukhoi Superjet 100 is configured with 12 seats in business class and 75 seats in economy class. The new SSJ100 will start operating […]

First CS300 Deliveries to Russia Expected in May 2019

Russian airline Red Wings, which is due to be the launch operator of the new Bombardier CS300 jet in the region, is to start taking delivery of them in May 2019, the airline’s general director Evgeny Klyucharev has revealed to a media gathering. The airline, owned by lessor Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC), first revealed its […]

Pegasus Boeing 737 Engine Shuts Down During the Flight

A Pegasus Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Novosibirsk (Russia) to Antalya (Turkey) with 190 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 200nm northeast of Atyrau (Kazakhstan) when the crew decided to divert to Atyrau due to an engine failure and subsequent shut down. Enroute from Novosibirsk to Antalya when the crew received indication […]

Russia’s S7 Brings Оneworld Alliance to Belarus

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 […]

First Overseas Delivery of Sukhoi Superjet 100 in 2018

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co (SCAC) has delivered an extended range version of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100LR) aircraft in VIP-configuration to the Royal Thai Air Force, the first international delivery this year of the Russian regional jet. Also known as SBJ (Sukhoi Business Jet), the latest delivery is the third aircraft of the type […]