Friday, 14.12.2018
The Russian government plans to use additional revenues from increasing the value-added tax (VAT) from 18% to 20% for financing infrastructure, health care, and education, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Sunday in an interview with Channel One. According to the preliminary calculations by the Ministry of Finance, the additional revenues will...
An Arctic air expedition, first of its kind in Russian aviation history, kicked off from the Samara Region on Tuesday morning, TASS news agency reported from the site. Three amphibious planes took off one after another from a small air field in the Krasny Yar village, heading for north-east. They...
Russian truck and heavy machinery producer Kamaz has opened a subsidiary in Indonesia to increase sales of its products in the Southeast Asian country, the company’s press service said on Wednesday. "The company named PT Kamaz Trucks Indonesia has become a hub for Kamaz in Indonesia and obtained a status...
Growing demand from business aviation customers has inspired Sheremetyevo International Airport to embark on a number of related infrastructure development projects. For one, a new apron for business aviation aircraft has recently been completed by A-Group, the owner and operator of business aviation facilities at Moscow’s largest airport – in...
Several Russian ship owners and operators decided to suspend shipments to Ukraine for fear of detention and losing their cargo, after a Russian tanker, the Mekhanik Pogodin,  was detained at the Port of Kherson of Ukraine, Port News reports. The tanker was detained following Kiev’s sanctions imposed on some Russian companies...
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...
Earlier this month, Aeroflot began switching domestic flights to the new terminal B at the Sheremetyevo International Airport, and the first part of the flights with 46 round-trip flights will be switched by June 1, 2018. Saratov, Voronezh, Belgorod, Stavropol and Perm are several destinations that will be connected with flights. The Terminal B was...
Russian flag carrier Aeroflot began regular direct flights between Moscow and the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Bourgas on July 2, the airline said, The Sofia Globe informed. The daily flight schedule sees departures from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Mondays at 3.25pm, arriving in Bourgas at 7pm, on Tuesdays at 3.55pm,...
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,...
Aeroflot commenced daily operations between Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) and Bourgas (BOJ) on 3 July. The 1,648-kilometre flight is operated by its A320 family, departing Sheremetyevo at 17:55, arriving in Bourgas at 19:20. The return leg leaves the Black Sea destination at 20:30, landing in the Russian capital at 23:50....