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The “Big Three” in Russia’s mobile telecom industry (MTS, Megafon, Vimpelcom) are opposing the use of a single infrastructure for the development of the country’s 5G network, TASS news agency reports. According to top managers from the companies, the government-planned model can lead to negative consequences, including the imposition...
The Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas said his country is ready to help Russia's Novosibirsk region upgrade its transport infrastructure, BelTA news agency reported. Rumas met with the governor of Russia’s Novosibirsk Oblast Governor Andrei Travnikov last week. “We could jointly develop and implement a project on the comprehensive...
A surge in international volumes flown by Aeroflot and AirBridgeCargo (ABC) helped Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport handle more than 300,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, up by 5.5% over prior year, Air Cargo News reported. A spokesperson for the Russian hub said that international cargo volumes rose by more than 7%...
In an interview with Focus Washington, Sheremetyevo’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alexander Ponomarenko talks about the perspectives and challenges of one of the busiest airports in Russia. Focus Washington: Last year, Sheremetyevo surpassed the 45 million passengers traffic mark, and with the company’s long-term development strategy, it...
The Russian government will start building new airport terminals in 27 of the country’s regions in 2019, First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov said during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with the government, RNS reports. “New terminals and runways at the airports of Novosibirsk, Perm, Chelyabinsk, Khabarovsk, Blagoveshchensk, and...
Russia’s largest LNG (liquefied natural gas) producer Novatek is looking to boost supply to the fast-growing Asian markets by upgrading its facilities in the Far East, ProFinance.ru reports. The company has one producing plant, Yamal LNG, and aims to reach a final investment decision (FID) on another one, Arctic...
Serbia’s railway infrastructure company and Russia’s RZD International will sign a contract worth €230 million ($262 million) for three railway upgrade projects, Serbian news outlet B92 reported. The deal will be signed during the visit of President Vladimir Putin to Belgrade, the Serbian government said in a statement on...
The largest airport in Moscow and Russia, Sheremetyevo International Airport, has strengthened its leadership in the region. The closest competitor, Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, plans to announce its production results for the last year in the second half of January. However, Domodedovo’s data on passenger traffic for 11 months of the...
The third runway at Sheremetyevo International Airport will be put into operation until the end of 2019, Agentstvo Moskva reported, citing the airport’s press service. “As a part of the Master Development Plan of Sheremetyevo International Airport, by 2024 the following facilities will be put into operation: in 2019, a...
Reconstruction of Starosheremetyevskoye Highway, “Lobnya - Sheremetyevo airport” Highway and Sheremetyevo Highway is scheduled to begin in January-March 2019, Vechernaya Moskva reported. The Transport and Infrastructure Ministry said the reconstruction will be done on the section of Sheremetyevo Highway from Terminal B to the cargo terminal and all along the...