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Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed the winners of its world-renowned Airport Service Quality Awards. The awards recognize those airports around the world that deliver the best customer experience in the opinion of their own passengers. This year, 140 awards have been won by 84 individual airports. The full...
The national air carrier of Vietnam has temporarily suspended services to Russia, France, Malaysia, and Taiwan in response to the spread of the coronavirus and travel restrictions imposed by countries and regions around the world, VNExpress reports. Vietnam Airlines said it will suspend flights to Russia and Taiwan from today...
The draft decree of the Russian government on providing airports with over 10 bln rubles ($136.13 mln) in subsidies can be approved by the end of May, Minister of Transport Yevgeny Dietrich told reporters on Saturday, TASS informs. "The draft government decree, which we already wrote on this subject after...
Russia’s Nordwind Airlines has announced it is leasing two used Airbus A330-200 aircraft from California-based Air Lease Corporation (ALC), the American company said in a statement. Previously on a nine-year ALC term lease with Vietnam Airlines, these aircraft will be delivered to the Moscow-based Nordwind “in the spring,” the lessor...
The Russian capital, which last year was the top-hashtagged city on Instagram, has been named the world’s fifth-best metropolis in a ranking of 100 major cities by Resonance Consultancy, RIA Novosti reports.  “Intriguing and increasingly hungry for global attention, Russia’s beguiling capital is a cultural gold mine spanning the ages,”...
The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced it will organize special charter flights to Russia to facilitate the return of travellers whose journeys were disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak, Gulf News reported. The two countries decided to temporarily suspend air services between Russia and UAE, and all flights...
Moscow and Tehran will sign an agreement on the abolition of individual visas for tourists traveling in a group. Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali announced the upcoming visit of the Iranian delegation in charge of arranging the deal. According to the agreement, tourists from both countries will be...
In accordance with the order by the crisis center for the prevention of the import and spread of new coronavirus infection on the area of the Russian Federation chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatiana Golikova, a temporary restriction on passenger air transportation to the...
Sheremetyevo International Airport was Europe's fifth-busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic in 2020, following Istanbul's new airport, Roissy - Charles de Gaulle in Paris, London Heathrow and Amsterdam's Schiphol, according to Bloomberg. Heathrow had been first among European airports, but suffered a 73% decrease in passenger traffic due to lockdowns and border closures stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, which...
Over 213,000 American tourists visited Russia in the first nine months of this year, a number 30% higher than in 2014, when relations between Russia and the U.S. began to deteriorate, Izvestya reports citing data from the Federal Security Service (FSB). Despite the ongoing diplomatic spat between both countries, the inflow...