Category: CIS

AviaAM Financial Leasing China Concludes $500 Million Aeroflot Project

AviaAM Leasing, a Warsaw Stock Exchange listed aircraft leasing company, is delighted to announce that its joint venture with the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) – AviaAM Financial Leasing China – has brought a $500 million-worth aircraft delivery project to a conclusion. Eight brand new aircraft were delivered to Aeroflot -Russian Airlines […]

Russia And China To Jointly Develop Engine For Widebody Airliner

Russia and China have agreed to develop a gas-turbine engine for the joint commercial aircraft (LRWBCA). The memorandum of cooperation was signed by Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) and China’s AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co. (AECC CAE) at Aviation Expo China 2017 in Beijing. UEC says the program’s priorities are to research the widebody aircraft […]

From Biofuels To 3-D Printing, Aviation Is Going Green

The aviation industry is rapidly expanding, particularly within the Middle East and Asia Pacific. In fact, China alone is projected to overtake the U.S. as the world’s leading aerospace market by 2024. In addition, the rise of low-cost airline fares and budget flyers mean that air travel will soon be accessible to much of the […]

Aeroflot Sells 4.8% Of Shares To Undisclosed Party

Russia’s largest airline Aeroflot has sold 4.8% of its shares to an undisclosed buyer. The shares in question belonged to the carrier’s subsidiary Aeroflot Finance. Kommersant daily reports that the shares represented a quasi treasury stock used for voting purposes by the airline’s management. The impending sale of this stock had been mentioned previously in […]

Russia And China To Partner On Engine For New Widebody

Russia’s United Engine Corporation (UEC) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Company calling for the joint development of a turbofan engine for the proposed new Russian-Chinese widebody known as the C929 in China and the LRWBA (long-range widebody aircraft) in Russia. The MOU, signed during Aviation Expo China […]

Russia’s Advanced Su-35S Fighter Put Into Operation

The multi-task highly-maneuverable Su-35S fighter has been put into operation, the press service of the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.  “In the recent years, the army and navy put into operation various military equipment which has been tested and proved effective in combat conditions,” the statement reads. “This particularly […]

Su-24 Practised Bombing At Zapad 2017 Exercise

In course of the Zapad 2017 strategic exercise, the crews of Su-24 bombers carried out precision bombing targeting mock enemy’s command posts, personnel and combat hardware at the airfield in the Kaliningrad region. The bombers performed the task at altitudes ranging from 200 m up to 2 km. All the actions were monitored by objective […]

How Blockchain And Cloud Can Reinforce Cyber Security In Commercial Aviation?

From keeping aircraft in the air to checking passengers in, aviation organizations rely heavily on IT systems. But data collected from the growing number of aircraft, routes and passengers has increased the pressure on these systems, while legacy and inflexible IT systems are also leaving airlines vulnerable to the growing threat of cyber-attacks. Jeff Cass, […]

Russia Will Supply Some 50 MiG-29 Fighter Jets To Egypt

Russia will supply some 50 MiG-29 fighter jets to Egypt under a contract that has been already signed and the deliveries are already underway, Russian presidential aide for military and technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin told TASS on Tuesday. “Yes, the contract has been signed and the deliveries have started, some fighter jets have been already […]

Russian Government To Restrict Purchase Of Foreign-Built Airliners

Russian government has proposed a draft legislation, which may set a restriction to purchase of foreign-built aircraft by Russian airlines. The bill has been passed to the State Duma for review. It is expected to foster development of Russian aerospace industry, the government explains. The current regulation implies that all purchases within the frameworks of […]