Category: CIS

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, […]

UK to Australia Biplane Flight by Tracey Curtis-Taylor

Reading Time: 2 minutes A British adventurer has completed an epic 14,600-nautical mile flight from the UK to Australia in a vintage open cockpit bi-plane. Tracey Curtis-Taylor, 53, set off in her 1942 Boeing Stearman Spirit of Artemis aircraft from Farnborough, Hampshire, in October. She retraced pioneer Amy Johnson’s 1930 flight, flying over 23 countries and making some 50 […]

S7 Airlines Won Eurobest Awards

Reading Time: 1 minute S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, won three prestigious awards at the Eurobest advertising industry festival. In different categories the jury distinguished S7 Airlines promotion campaign #IWANTTOGOWHERE, and innovative project “Imagination Machine”, which was implemented as a part of the campaign. The video #IWANTTOGOWHERE won a silver award in the Film […]

Apogee Opens Tashkent FBO Facilities

Reading Time: 1 minute Apogee has opened a new office at Tashkent Yuzhny Airport. The company is now offering flight support services in the city. Apogee is able to offer services in all major airports in Uzbekistan, these services are all provided from the International Airport headquarters in Tashkent. The Tashkent headquarters is an very important location as it covers […]

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, […]

Flight Tests of Russia’s 5th-Generation Fighter Jet

Reading Time: 1 minute The tests confirming the flight characteristics of Russia’s fifth-generation PAK FA (Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) fighter jet have been actually completed, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV Channel on Monday. “Several planes are now primarily testing airborne avionics. The tests proving the aircraft’s flight characteristics have […]

Airbus Helicopters’ H225 Receives Russian Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marignane, Airbus Helicopters is proud to announce the certification of the H225 by Russian Certification Authorities as it is the first time in history that a foreign heavy class helicopter has been certified in Russia. “Successful certification of H225 by the Interstate Aviation Committee gives Russian customers an opportunity to start operations of the efficient […]

Russia’s IAC Certification Powers Transferred to Other Authorities

Reading Time: 1 minute The Russian government has transferred the powers for aircraft design, engines, propellers and airfields certification from Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) to other authorities. According to a government statement, these agencies include the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, although the new scheme is not yet clear. […]

Russia Signing Contract With China on Su-35 Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia and China have signed a contract on the delivery of 24 multirole Su-35 Flanker jet fighters, Rostec’s director of international cooperation and regional policy Viktor Kladov said Thursday. “The long negotiations have ended with the signing of a contract on the delivery of 24 multirole Su-35 fighters to China,” Kladov told RIA Novosti. He […]

Russia to Enhance Aviation Security

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, is developing a new set of security measures to prevent “any illegal interference into airlines and airports activities within the country and abroad.” The statement was made following Russia’s confirmation Nov. 16 that an explosive device was responsible for the downing of a Metrojet Airbus A321 over Sinai on […]