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Vitaly Saveliev, head of Aeroflot Group, has announced Russia’s dominant airline conglomerate’s plans for the development of additional air travel services at several key regional hubs – as part of a five-year strategy which he presented at a recent meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin. The move follows Putin’s call to have...
The Board of Directors of Russia’s national flag carrier Aeroflot has approved the company’s new growth strategy until 2023, aiming to serve 100 million passengers in the next five years, RBK reported. In 2017, the group carried 50.1 million passengers, putting Aeroflot in Europe’s top five legacy and among the global 20...
While a new wave of luxurious ships coming on stream will add on to the cruise offerings on the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan and Russia, given their favorable geographic location with access to the inland sea, do not want to miss this opportunity as well, Azer News reports. The new project...
Russian agencies have for years been wooing wealthy mothers-to-be from Russia to give birth in Florida because any person born on American soil automatically gets U.S. citizenship, which offers an appealing prospect for new Russian parents, Deutsche Welle writes in an article describing the phenomena. Promotional videos circulating on the internet...
On Sunday 28 October, British Airways launched a direct flight from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO). Now, British Airways flights are even more convenient for passengers who live in Russia wish to get to the center of Moscow as quickly as possible on arrival. Sheremetyevo International Airport...
In a move made to attract more Russian tourists to Jamaica, the Caribbean country’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has announced that Russian citizens no longer need visas to enter the island nation, The Jamaica Observer reports. Nearly 300 tourists from Russia arrived on the inaugural Pegas Touristik and Nordwind...
Several of Russia’s regional airline carriers have been forced to go out of business after a series of government policies, signaling an alarm for the general situation in the country’s domestic airline sector, The Eurasia Daily Monitor wrote citing Russian media. Moscow has ended most subsidies to air carriers, closed the...
Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) switches to the autumn-winter flight schedule, from October 28 through March 23, 2019. During this period flights from Sheremetyevo will be operated on 188 routes - 37 more than in the winter season of 2017/2018. In terms of growth in the number of destinations in the upcoming...
Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) has successfully completed the commissioning and pilot testing of the hydrant system for centralized refueling of aircraft of the newest third independent refueling complex. The system of centralized refueling of aircraft refueling complexes of JSC AERO-Sheremetyevo began to operate in full in accordance with the project,...
The Turkish Mediterranean resort city of Antalya has become the most popular foreign destination among Russian airline passengers in January-August 2018, according to data revealed at the Online Travel 3.0 conference, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) has said. In the reporting period, passenger traffic from Moscow to...