Category: CIS

Volga-Dnepr Technics To Set Up A Company-Based Aviation Training Center

Reading Time: 2 minutes Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow (VDTM) one of the lead players on Russia market of western aircraft maintenance and repair services is set to establish a Company-based Aviation Training Center located within the Moscow Aviation Cluster. EASA Part-147 Certificate granted by the European Aviation Safety Agency authorizes the Company to provide classroom and hands-on training of engineering […]

Iran Makes Order for Airbus A380 and A350

Reading Time: 1 minute It didn’t take long after the sanctions against Iran were lifted: the country has made a provisional deal with Airbus to buy eight A-380 aircraft to be delivered from 2019, according to the deputy transport minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan quoted by Reuters this Sunday (24 January). The tentative deal, which the ministry hopes to complete […]

Top Fighter Jets Fighting ISIS in Syria

Reading Time: 10 minutes ISIS originated about a decade ago as an Al Qaeda offshoot and it is now a state within a state, complete with a “capital” in Raqqa, Syria. The movement controls a huge territory around Syria and Iraq. In response to rapid territorial gains made by ISIS and internationally condemned brutality, reported human rights abuses and […]

50 Fokker Aircraft Transactions in 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, announces that a total of 50 Fokker aircraft were sold to 10 existing Fokker operators and 3 new operators during 2015 by their respective aircraft owners. These comprise 5 Fokker 50s, 20 Fokker 70s and 25 Fokker 100s. ‘Low operating costs, comprehensive support and more flexible Rolls-Royce Tay […]

Greece and Israel Could Replace Turkey

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Turkey has virtually stopped being a tourist destination for Russians, the demand for vacationing in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Israel could grow in 2016, says Maya Lomidze, executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR). “It’s so far difficult to anticipate the 2016 summer season, and the summer prices will be […]

Russian Navy to Enhance Captains’ Training in Naval Aviation Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian navy fleet in 2016 will see a significant broadening of training for captains and captains’ senior assistants on ships with naval aviation on board, according to naval aviation Chief Igor Kozhin. Russia’s navy is set to broaden the scope of training programs for its captains and senior captains’ assistants as the navy’s fleet gains […]

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 […]