Sunday, August 25, 2019
Ukraine has said that the newly-built Russian bridge to Crimea, the peninsula it annexed in 2014, is used by Moscow to delay its neighbor’s ships, exert political pressure and hurt its economy, Bloomberg reports. Ukraine’s State Border Service said Wednesday that inspections of vessels have risen sharply since the 19-kilometer...
The passenger traffic through Sheremetyevo International Airport for the period January-November 2018 grew 14 percent compared to the same period in 2017, reaching 42.141 million people, Investing.com reported. During January-November 2018, Sheremetyevo provided 325,574 take-off and landing operations, which is an increase of 15.6 percent than in the same period...
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...
Russia's state-run bank VTB, the country’s second-biggest lender, said on Monday it was buying a controlling stake in Russian railway holding company RTC, a major transporter of grain and timber cargo, Banki.ru reports. The bank has been expanding its holdings in grain infrastructure in recent months, which some traders have...
Sheremetyevo Airport will begin to reconstruct its Terminal F in 2021, the airport's general director Mikhail Vasilenko said, Interfax informs. “We will put it (Terminal F) for reconstruction in 2021. But in order to begin the reconstruction, it is necessary to create conditions for foreign passengers, so that there is...
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...
Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, has sold 5 million tonnes of jet fuel since the start of operations at the Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, in 2012. The fueling milestone was delivered to an Aeroflot Airlines aircraft flying to Phuket, Thailand. Over the past seven years, Gazprom Neft’s...
The United States and its allies are worried that the Kremlin might be taking information warfare to new depths, after it was found that Russian ships are lurking around underwater communications cables, The Associated Press reported. The 400 fiber-optic cables carry most of world’s calls, emails and texts, as well...
Sheremetyevo airport could get new or reconstructed terminals C and F under the announced development program. In an interview with Vedomosti, the Chairman of the Board of the airport, Alexander Ponomarenko stated that the Terminal C is already dismantled and set for reconstruction that will increase its capacity from...
On the International Day for People with Disabilities, journalists were given a press tour of Sheremetyevo Airport. This year, in almost all of the terminals before the World Cup in Russia started, barrier-free infrastructure was updated and an additional Mercury luxury hall was opened, 360tv.ru informed. In the new hall,...