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Russia will no longer impose value added tax (VAT) on the import of civil aircraft into Russia for any purpose, including for commercial use on charter flights, Corporate Jet Investor writes. Federal Law No. 373-FZ, signed by President Vladimir Putin, also provides that imports of aircraft engines, spare parts, and...
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has seen a 55% jump in the number of Russian tourists travelling to the Gulf country in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2018, Zawya reports. New data released by U.S.-based travel technology firm Expedia Group shows the number of tourists...
S7 Airlines, Russia’s largest privately owned carrier, has initiated the reconfiguration of its A320ceo aircraft into all-economy cabins, explaining the move with increasing demand for affordable air travel and the necessity to adjust its capacity following the retirement of its Airbus A319s, Rusaviainsider.com reports. The current-generation A320s will be...
Rossyia Airlines, Russia’s third largest carrier and a member of Aeroflot Group, will transfer some of its narrow-body aircraft to sister airlines Aeroflot and low-cost carrier (LCC) Pobeda, Rusaviainsider.com informs. Apart from relinquishing the aircraft, Rossiya is to further strengthen its presence at St Petersburg’s Pulkovo airport, its original base,...
There are a few airlines who have put themselves in the position to be able to consider themselves the top airlines from around the globe, Tripplo writes in an article, detailing some of the biggest airlines out there. The following airlines are the top choices of many passengers: American Airlines While...
The first tour of Southern Kuril Islands for Japanese tourist group has been postponed indefinitely, Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday, according to Kyodo News. The tour, scheduled for October 11-16, has been called off due to “Russia’s demand to reschedule the trip,” the Ministry said. “In the future,...
Russia’s largest airline, state-run Aeroflot, has started phasing out its Airbus A330 fleet in preparation for the arrival of the all-new Airbus A350 next year, the company said, according to Rusaviainsider.com. The first of three of the long-haul A330-300s to be retired this year left the carrier’s Sheremetyevo Airport base for...
Half of the tourists visiting Russia believe that St. Petersburg is more similar to the European cities than other Russian cities, Aviasales reports. Tourism experts interviewed 120 thousand users and found out which Russian cities most remind them of Europe. First, the service employees learned the opinions of users on...
Russian airlines jointly transported almost 86.3 million passengers in the first eight months of 2019, exceeding the same period last year by 11.7 percent, according to figures released by Rosaviatsiya, the country’s aviation authority. In the period, passenger traffic reached 216.1 billion RPKs, a 13.6 per cent year-on-year improvement,...
The arrival of the first charter flight from Russia on Friday will mark the beginning of the tourism season in India’s Goa, IANS reports. The season begins as anxiety set in among the travel and tourism industry in Goa after the collapse of leading UK travel tourism firm, Thomas Cook. Goa has...