Russian Airline Traffic Halves In 2020 First Half

Ural Airlines A321
Credit: Ural Airlines
Russian airlines collectively carried 27.8 million passengers in the first half (H1) of 2020, down 51.8% year-over-year (YOY), illustrating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. International traffic shrank to 8.7 million, down 64.3% YOY; domestic traffic was 19 million, down 42.5%. Cargo traffic was...
Polina Montag-Girmes

Polina joined the Air Transport World team in 2011, covering Russian and the Commonwealth of Independent States. She studied journalism at Moscow State University and worked as a journalist for Russian business and airline publications since 2000.

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