Category: Russia

Wizz Air adds Moscow flights 0

Wizz Air adds Moscow flights

Wizz Air continues to push east with the announcement today that it will commence 5x weekly flights from Budapest to Moscow Vnukovo. Flights will begin on 23 September using Airbus A320 aircraft. The announcement...

Air Lituanica launches operations 1

Air Lituanica launches operations

New Lithuanian airline Air Lituanica has launched operations using a single Embraer 170 aircraft from its Vilnius base. The airline has initially launched daily flights to Brussels, with the intention of attracting inbound tourism...

Aeroflot MD-11Fs to be grounded 0

Aeroflot MD-11Fs to be grounded

Aeroflot Russian Airlines is expected to announce that it is grounding its fleet of McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighters. The airline is struggling to compete against the increase in belly cargo carried by regular passenger...

Transaero receives second cargo TU-204 aircraft 0

Transaero receives second cargo TU-204 aircraft

Transaero Airlines continues to expand its cargo fleet with the addition of a second Tupolev TU-204-100C aircraft. The TU-204-100C, tail number RA64051, was delivered to the airline upon the completion of the technical acceptance...

Transaero adds 12 Boeing 737-800s 0

Transaero adds 12 Boeing 737-800s

Transaero Airlines has singed a deal to lease 12 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The airline already operates a number of the type, and plans to start taking delivery of the new aircraft from 2015. Transaero...

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...

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...

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...

Round the world charity trip in seven days 1

Round the world charity trip in seven days

 A good friend of mine, Andrew Solum, and British Airways‘ Head of UK & Ireland Sales, Richard Tams, are about to embark upon a fantastic journey in the hope of raising money for charity....