Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced plans to produce six MC-21 passenger jets in 2021 and twice as many in 2022.
Aeroflot has struck a deal covering a further 100 Sukhoi Superjet regional airliners, scheduled to join its fleet in between 2019 and 2026.
Aeroflot issued a report detailing a 40% decline in annual profits attributable to mounting costs of operation. The net profit of the Russian airline dropped from $409 million dollars in 2017.
News from the budget airline “Victory” (Pobeda by Aeroflot) tell of coming flights operating between Kutaisi in Georgia and Moscow and Saint Petersburg in Russia. Beginning in September, the airline intends starting regular flights via five Russian airlines.
The most recent strike of public transport employees, as well as sailors and doctors, has caused airlines like Russia’s Aeroflot to reschedule or even cancel flights. And another strike of subway workers, bus drivers, tram and trolleybuses, is expected today.
Aeroflot launches its summer timetable, which runs through 28 October. This summer Aeroflot will fly to 138 destinations in 51 countries, including 50 destinations in Russia.
According to news from Moscow, Aeroflot is one of several state-owned entities the Russian government is currently considering as part of an accelerated privatization plan.
Russia’s biggest airline, Aeroflot has announced still more incentive to fly with them. Starting November 1, 2014 till March 31, 2015 the air carrier will have free extra baggage piece for carrying one set of skiing equipment under 23 kg. According to the press, passengers get one set of skiing equipment including one baggage piece with one pair of skis (or snowboard) […]
Beginning October 26th Russia’s Aeroflot will launch regular flights for routes in between Moscow — Tbilisi — Moscow and Moscow — Chisinau — Moscow. The airline intends to launch daily flights to the Georgia capital using the Airbus A320 from Sheremetyevo Airport Terminal D.
Aeroflot has again been named The Best Company for Business Travelers by the Russian Business Travel & MICE Awards. Constant service improvements and the ongoing introduction of new technologies are named as reasons for Aeroflot’s latest business accolade.
Aeroflot and Russia’s largest international hotel operator have partnered for an international guest rewards program. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, Russias biggest airline, announced the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer program.
Apparently western sanctions can’t keep a Russian airline giant down. Aeroflot’s being forced to ground fledgling budget airline Dobrolyot over EU sanctions disrupting aircraft leases may turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Russia’s biggest airline.
The “boomerang effect” of US and EU sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin foretold of may be about to hit Europe travel businesses hard. The newly launched Russian low-cost Russian airline, has been forced to suspend its operations after the European Union (EU) sanctioned the airline over the Ukraine crisis.
Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER named in honor of Anton Chekhov, the famous Russian author. Configured in a three class arrangement, the new 777-300ER also includes increased leg room, an upgraded on-board menu, additional baggage room and more Aeroflot Bonus reward miles. So far this is Aeroflot’s 6th aircraft in the class.
According to reports from Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into effect travel promotional legislation including dropping the VAT tax on air travel starting June 1, 2014. Currently the VAT for air travel in Russia is 18%, according to the Voice of Russia.