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Russian airlines collectively carried some 10 million passengers in October, once again achieving a double-digit growth in operational performances, Rusavia Insider reports. Total traffic jumped 12.4% compared to October last year, with the domestic segment growing slightly slower at 11.3% to 5.7 million passengers, while international traffic grew slightly faster...
The Sheremetyevo International Airport (JSC SIA) Board of Directors met this week to approve multiple phases of the Master Development Plan. The Board approved the construction and renovation of Terminal C (Phase 1) along with updated parking lot reconstruction plans, thus giving a greenlight to develop a rail station...
Sheremetyevo’s Board of Directors approved the financial report for the first nine months of 2018, Centre for Aviation reported. According to the results, profit is up by 16.2 percent, compared to the same period last year. The Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alexander Ponomarenko, stressed that with its general...
Sheremetyevo International Airport has signed an agreement worth 7 million rubles with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The law firm will provide legal advice on the development and conclusion of a concession agreement regarding the airfield complex of Sheremetyevo Airport. The company will analyze the documents on real estate that are associated...
The cost of constructing the second Severomuysky tunnel on the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) could amount to $3.9 billion, Kommersant writes citing the project’s feasibility study prepared by the Institute for Economy and Transport Development. The capacity of the Severomuysky tunnel at the moment is 16 pairs of trains per...
S7 Technics, Russia’s largest independent aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider, completed another re-delivery check on an Airbus A320 at its Mineralnye Vody base in October, Russian Aviation Insider reports. The aircraft, previously operated by Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot, is now ready to continue operations in the fleet of...
British-based design studio Zaha Hadid Architects won against 47 international teams in a competition to design the new Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia, ArchDaily reported. Yekaterinburg, a growing cultural center in central Russia, was known as Sverdlovsk from 1924 to 1991. The new Sverdlovsk Concert Hall will be...
Russia and Germany have agreed to a new railway connection between Berlin and Russia’s “northern capital” St. Petersburg, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has confirmed after reports in Russian media. The train will go from Germany to the Russian exclave city of Kaliningrad and then onwards...
Danish shipping giant Maersk said on Friday that its Venta Maersk container ship called the port of Saint Petersburg, Russia, successfully completing a trial of the Northern Sea Route, The Associated Press reports. Venta Maersk, one of the company’s new Baltic feeders, embarked on her voyage on 22 August 2018...
A commercial container ship has for the first time successfully navigated the Northern Sea Route of the Arctic Ocean, a route made possible by melting sea ice caused by global warming, ABC News reported this week. Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container shipping company, said its ship, Venta Maersk, was...