Aeroflot Enlists KrasAvia As Feeder Partner For Krasnoyarsk Hub

Aviation Week Network staff Mar 07, 2023
Russia’s Aeroflot Group has found a local partner to provide feeder services to its largest regional hub in Krasnoyarsk (KJA), East Siberia. 
Airlines & Lessors

Russia Boosts Commercial Aircraft Production With $5B In Subsidies

Aviation Week Network Staff Feb 28, 2023
The Russian government continues to pour money into the local industry to support production of commercial aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates

By David Casey Feb 24, 2023
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Air Transport

Russia Allocates Over $3B For Commercial Aircraft Lease Plan

Aviation Week Network staff Feb 21, 2023
The Russian government has allocated RUB237 billion to facilitate the deliveries of new locally made commercial aircraft to the country’s domestic carriers. 
Airlines & Lessors

Russia Offers India Assembly Of EASA-Certified Superjet

Aviation Week Network Staff Feb 16, 2023
The 100-seat aircraft was developed in the early 2000s with the participation of leading Western suppliers.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russia’s Air Transport Industry Deals With Ukraine War Fallout

Aviation Week Network Staff Feb 01, 2023
Russia’s international traffic has dropped due to Western sanctions, but demand for domestic flying remains intact, bolstered by government subsidies.
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot Refocuses On Domestic Market

Aviation Week Network staff Jan 30, 2023
Russia’s largest air carrier the Aeroflot Group has drastically redesigned its development strategy through 2030. 
Airlines & Lessors

Peeved Putin Scolds Deputy Prime Minister For Aircraft Order Delay

By Steve Trimble Jan 12, 2023
The Russian president ordered a deputy to complete contracts for hundreds of new Russian aircraft within 30 days.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aeroflot Insists On Two-Crew Tupolev Tu-214

Aviation Week Network Staff Jan 12, 2023
The Tu-214 made its first flight in 1996 and is the last produced derivative of the Tu-204 baseline model, which made its first flight in 1989.
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot Buys Back 10 Boeing 777-300ER Widebodies

Aviation Week Network Staff Jan 05, 2023
Aeroflot has bought back 10 Boeing 777-300ER widebody aircraft as part of an effort to clear up its fleet from the international restrictions. 
Airlines & Lessors

With Limited Options, Aeroflot Struggles To Increase Traffic

Aviation Week Network staff Jul 28, 2022
Due to the flight restrictions imposed by Western countries, Aeroflot group is refocusing on the domestic market.  
Airlines & Lessors

Russian Airlines Show $1.1B Loss In 2022 First Quarter

Aviation Week Network Staff Jul 01, 2022
"The situation has changed diametrically since early March,” the head of Russia's Association of Air Transport Operators said.
Airlines & Lessors

International Carriers React To Airspace Closures

By David Casey Feb 28, 2022
Russian carriers have been barred from almost all of Europe’s airspace as part of sanctions imposed by the European Union following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aerolíneas Argentinas, Aeroflot To Expand Codeshare

By David Casey Oct 21, 2021
The SkyTeam partners have been given the go-ahead to expand an agreement that has been in place for the past three years.
Airports & Networks

Aeroflot Gathers Subsidiary Airlines At Moscow Hub

By Maxim Pyadushkin May 14, 2021
Russia’s Aeroflot Group has finally brought all of its subsidiary airlines to its home base, Moscow Sheremetyevo International, as part of efforts to optimize its network. 
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot Set To Launch Siberian Hub Operations In June

By David Casey Mar 18, 2021
Aeroflot Group has confirmed that a planned regional hub in Krasnoyarsk, located in the Siberia region of Russia, will open in June.
Airports & Networks

Rossiya Airlines To Hire 600 Pilots For Superjet 100 Fleet

By Maxim Pyadushkin Mar 12, 2021
Rossiya Airlines plans to hire 400 pilots in 2021 and another 200 in 2022 to support the expansion of its fleet with Russian-made regional aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot Group Traffic Down By Half In 2020

By Polina Montag-Girmes Feb 02, 2021
Impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, significant flight restrictions and the suspension of international flights, Aeroflot Group carried 30.2 million passengers in 2020, down 50.3% year-over-year.
Airlines & Lessors

Russian Airlines’ Traffic Down 46% In 2020

By Polina Montag-Girmes Feb 01, 2021
Russian airlines carried 69.2 million passengers in 2020, down 46% year-over-year (YOY), according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. 
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot Sells Subsidiary To Boost Russian Far East Air Transport

By Maxim Pyadushkin Dec 23, 2020
The Aeroflot board of directors has approved the sale of 51% of the airline’s smallest subsidiary, Aurora. 
Airlines & Lessors

Irkut MC-21 Makes First Flight With Russian-Made Engines

By Maxim Pyadushkin Dec 15, 2020
An Irkut MC-21-300 narrowbody powered by Russian PD-14 turbofan engines made its first flight from Irkutsk, Russia, on the morning of Dec. 15.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aeroflot Quarterly Loss Narrows; Challenging Winter Foreseen

By Helen Massy-Beresford Dec 01, 2020
Russian airline Aeroflot’s net loss for the 2020 third quarter (Q3) narrowed to RUB21.1 billion ($277 million), compared with RUB35.8 billion in the second quarter, helped by demand from its domestic network.
Airlines & Lessors

Russian Government Decides On New Aeroflot CEO

By Polina Montag-Girmes Nov 19, 2020
The Russian government on Nov. 18 recommended Mikhail Poluboyarinov, the current CEO of the State Transport Leasing Corp. (STLC), as the new head of Aeroflot Group. 
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot Attracts $1B As Russian Market Recovers

By Maxim Pyadushkin Oct 29, 2020
Russia’s Aeroflot airline reports it has raised RUB80 billion ($1.02 billion) for its charter capital through a secondary public offering.
Airlines & Lessors

Aeroflot To Get State Capital Injection To Weather COVID-19 Crisis

By Maxim Pyadushkin Aug 06, 2020
Russia’s largest airline group Aeroflot is to soon receive a massive cash injection from its major shareholder, the Russian government, through a rights issue.
Airlines & Lessors