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Russian cargo airline AirBridgeCargo and the biggest aircraft lessor in the Middle East, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), have agreed on a deal for three new Boeing 777 freighter planes, Logistics Middle East reports. Under the arrangement, DAE’s leasing division DAE Capital will purchase three new Boeing 777 freighter aircraft...
Russian officials are keeping busy at this year's Paris Air Show, hoping to drum up both civilian and military orders, despite the noticeable absence of Russian aircraft from the event, AFP writes. Only two Russian aircraft can be spotted among the dozens crowded on the tarmac at the Le Bourget...
Sheremetyevo is on target for another record-breaking year after registering a 15.4% rise in passenger traffic in the first five months of 2019, Airport World reported. The airport recently published its performance results for May and the first five months of 2019. A total of 18.7 million passengers passed through...
Russia’s TransClassService (TCS), a Russian private operator of passenger services, sold some of the shares in TC Grand Service Express, a company operating the Grand Express luxury train from Moscow to St. Petersburg, TCS said on Tuesday, according to TASS. "In view of development of other kinds of railway passenger...
Russia’s passenger airlines will serve 126 million travelers this year, with a lower growth rate figure than last year, but still a sound 9% improvement on 2018, says the latest forecast by Transport Clearing House (TCH), according to Rusaviainsider.com Russia’s only organization dedicated to the collection of official airline data...
Royal Flight, a Sheremetyevo-based Russian passenger charter carrier, has become the newest operator of the wide-body aircraft Boeing 777 with the delivery of a B777-300ER, which was previously operated by Emirates, Rusaviainsider.com reports. The aircraft comes re-configured to a two-class layout and includes 14 seats in business class and...
Russian airlines carried a total of 10.54 million passengers in May 11.5% more than a year earlier, preliminary data published by the country’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) reveals, according to Interfax. Traditionally, national carrier Aeroflot took first place among the Russian carriers in May, with the airline carrying...
Turkey will again be the number one destination for Russian tourists this summer, the Association of Tour Operators in Russia (ATOR) has said, according to Interfax. Russian tourists have again decided in favor of Turkey for their vacations, which is seen by a 10%-15% rise in demand for Turkish tourist...
Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot has kicked off a new codeshare partnership with Vietnam Airlines. The accord between the two companies will cover both domestic and international programs in Russia and Vietnam and will allow passengers to have an enhanced connectivity between several destinations in both countries, Breaking Travel News reported. The Aeroflot-Vietnam...
Sri Lanka’s tour operators are slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia to woo visitors back to its deserted beaches after deadly Easter bombings battered the island country’s tourism industry, Business Standard reports. Tourism, an important driver of Sri Lanka’s GDP, tanked after Islamist bombers...