Category: Eastern Europe

Armavia bankrupt 0

Armavia bankrupt

Armavia, the struggling national airline of Armenia, has suspended operations. It will file for bankruptcy on Monday. The airline has been struggling financially for a number of months. It is not known whether a...

Last TU-154 handed over… yes, they were still in production! 0

Last TU-154 handed over… yes, they were still in production!

The last Tupolev TU-154 aircraft to be built will be handed over today, following a production run which started in 1970. The Russian airliner, which closely resembled the Boeing 727, was designed in the...

Transaero is growing Moscow Vnukovo Airport 0

Transaero is growing Moscow Vnukovo Airport

Transaero Airlines has announced a further mutual partnership with Moscow Vnukovo Airport. The airport recently opened its new Terminal A, which is one of the most modern and advanced terminals in Russia. Transaero already...

Istanbul to build world’s largest airport 0

Istanbul to build world’s largest airport

Work is to begin on a new airport to serve Istanbul which will grow to accommodate up to 150 million passengers per year. Despite already being served by Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen airport, the...

Aegean Airlines opening 6 new routes 1

Aegean Airlines opening 6 new routes

Aegean Airlines continue to expand, and have announced six new routes that they will be starting from Summer 2013. These routes include: Athens – Baku from 28 May Athens – Berlin Tegel from 30...

Air Canada launches Rouge 0

Air Canada launches Rouge

Air Canada‘s new leisure airline has been announced, and it’s called ‘Rouge’. The national carrier of Canada announced a few months ago that it was seeking to set up a new carrier to handle...

Pegasus Airlines places Turkey’s largest aircraft order 0

Pegasus Airlines places Turkey’s largest aircraft order

Despite all the talk about the speed and size of growth at Turkish Airlines as it tries (quite successfully so far!) to provide a more suited alternative hub and spoke system at Istanbul Ataturk...

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports 0

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports

Ryanair has announced plans to begin flights to three more airports in Sweden as part of its recent expansion announcements. Angelholm, Jonkoping, and Kalmar in southern Sweden will all receive a single route from...

Cheap UK to Moscow flights as easyJet is granted rights 0

Cheap UK to Moscow flights as easyJet is granted rights

In a blow to Virgin Atlantic, rights to fly between the UK and Moscow have been granted to easyJet, with flights expected to begin in March 2013. Under the bilateral agreement between Russia and...