Friday, September 20, 2019
Russian Helicopters Holding and Yandex.Taxi signed an agreement to develop an air taxi network in Moscow, which is to start operating in 2020, RT informed. The agreement was signed at the biannual MAKS 2019 airshow. As reported by TASS, the developers plan to create an entire city-wide air mobility system...
Sheremetyevo Airport's operator is formally to open the Russian hub's third runway on September 1, Flight Global informs. The operator has detailed a high-level event which will include transport minister Yevgeny Ditrikh and federal regulator Rosaviatsia's chief Alexander Neradko. It states that the ceremony will include the departure of the first...
S7 Technics won a regulatory approval from the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) to provide line maintenance services on Embraer 170 aircraft at its line station at Irkutsk airport, MRO-Network reported. The BCAA approval, awarded to the Russian maintenance provider earlier this month following an audit process, is the second...
The construction of Terminal G at the Moscow based Sheremetyevo Airport may start in 2024, Sergey Papkov, Deputy General Director of the airport for construction, told reporters, TASS informed. "I think so," he said responding to the question of whether the construction of the terminal will begin in 2024-2025, adding...
Russian Railways (RZD) began construction of a new branch line to connect with Sheremetyevo Airport’s Northern Terminal Complex (STK) with terminals B and C, which are under construction, Rail Journal reported. The project will be implemented in two stages, with stage 1 involving the construction of the Sheremetyevo-1 station in...
The volume of cargo traffic at Sheremetyevo International Airport increased by 2% during 2019, compared with the same time period in 2018. According to the airport’s recently-published performance results, it processed 148,000 tons of cargo, 22,000 tons of mail in the first six months of 2019, Aircargo News reports. Sheremetyevo...
With help from allies Russia and China, the first new train passenger cars in Cuba in more than four decades set off on their maiden journey across the island on Saturday, Reuters reported. The country’s government hopes the move will start off a total revamp of its decrepit railway...
Transit commitments by Ukraine to the European Union are preventing the country from severing rail connections with Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman said on Saturday, according to RIA Novosti. "We merely cannot instantaneously sever traffic between Ukraine and Russia, including rail one, when transit goods are moved into the European...
Serbia plans to borrow billions of dollars from Russia, China and other foreign countries in the coming years to fund investment in regional projects, the country’s infrastructure minister Zorana Mihajlovic said on Friday, according to local TV station N1. China views Serbia and other Balkan countries as part of its...
The administration of Sheremetyevo International Airport addressed the situation with the baggage claim, announcing measures that will be taken to normalize these concerns. The First Deputy General Director of JSC SIA on production, Andrey Nikulin, held a press briefing and apologized to Russian and foreign passengers, whose baggage was not...