Friday, November 22, 2019
Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot has announced its Board of Directors has re-elected Vitaly Savelyev as CEO for a term of five years, ATW reports. The appointment was approved on 28 August 2018 at a meeting of the Board of Directors chaired by Mikhail Poluboyarinov, pursuant to a Directive from the Russian government,...
Nigeria’s federal government is negotiating with Russia’s Exim Bank and other investors from India to raise $46 billion to fund a massive railway modernization project, All Africa reports. The country’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, revealed on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari had given approval for a loan which will be...
Russia’s state-owned Railway company has made an agreement for the supply of 293 passenger cars from Tver Carriage Works factory, owned by Transmashholding, the Railway Gazette reported. The deal was signed on July 17. Deliveries are scheduled to start this month and run until October, the report said. The...
Sheremetyevo International Airport will open its third flight strip on September 19, the airport said, TASS reports. The decision to build the third runway in Sheremetyevo was made in 2009. Initially, it was planned to make the new runway operational by the start of the 2018 World Cup but the...
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...
The management of Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport gladly accepts its new name, in honor of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, general director Mikhail Vasilenko said, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported. “For millions of people, the name of the great poet has become the personification of not only Russian, but global culture as...
One of the two runways at Sheremetyevo International Airport has been opened following an incident with a Czech Smart Wings company’s plane that rolled off the runway, said Anna Zakharenkova, a spokesperson for the airport, TASS informs. “Rescue operations are over, the aircraft of the Czech air carrier Smart Wings...
UK-based train and coach platform Trainline has collaborated with tour operator Real Russia to expand its presence in Russia, Breaking Travel News reports. As part of the collaboration, Trainline customers will have access to various trans-continental journeys provided by Trans-Siberian Express, as well as the high-speed Sapsan trains that...
Spanish energy company Windar Renovables and Russian partners Rusnano and Severstal have opened a plant for manufacturing turbine towers in Russia, Renewable energy magazine reports. Windar said the factory, at Taganrog in Rostov, is the first such facility in Russia. Commissioning of the factory required an investment of about $12...
Aeroexpress trains commuting between Belorussky Railway Station and Sheremetyevo will have additional wagons during the holidays, Aeroexpress said in a statement, Rambler.ru reports. “In the Aeroexpress moving towards Sheremetyevo, additional cars will be available during the pre-holiday and weekend period. Currently there are eight cars in the trains running in...