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Hungary-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Wizz Air has confirmed the launch of four new routes from St Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport in the coming summer season, becoming the first airline to capitalize on the recently introduced seventh freedom traffic rights regime for the airport, Fontanka.ru reports. In addition to its existing services...
Sheremetyevo International Airport’s new passenger terminal – built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards – was officially unveiled to the public last week. The new Terminal C was built as part of the Long-term Airport Development Program and has the capacity to accommodate 20 million passengers...
Five people were killed and six others injured when a heating pipe burst Monday in a small Russian hotel in the city of Perm, flooding rooms with boiling water, Reuters reported citing emergency officials. The hotel of nine rooms was located in the basement of a residential building in the...
Sheremetyevo International Airport has announced the official launch of its new terminal C, the first stage of a massive project designed to boost flag carrier Aeroflot’s base hub whilst also increasing Russia’s largest airport’s annual capacity to 100 million passengers, Rusaviainsider.com informed. The new terminal C, which is connected to...
Sheremetyevo International Airport's new passenger terminal - built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards - was officially unveiled to the public on Friday. The official opening ceremony was attended by Aleksandr Yurchik, Transport Deputy Minister of Russia; Aleksandr Neradko, Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency;...
Russian airlines collectively served some 128.1 million passengers last year, a 10.2 per cent improvement on 2018, the preliminary operational results data by the country’s aviation authority Rosaviatsiya show, according to Izvestia. The results corresponds with the growth rate expectations of industry analysts. During the year, the industry’s RPKs increased...
Sheremetyevo International Airport has announced it showed impressive results in 2019, with the number of passengers served increasing by 8.9 percent over 2018, to 49.9 million, the company said. In 2019, the passenger flow on international airlines was more than 26.6 million, an increase of 7.8 percent; growth on domestic...
Three leading Russian airports, all serving the country’s Moscow capital, achieved contrasting results in terms of passenger numbers growth last year, Rusaviainsider.com reports. Sheremetyevo, Russia’s main gateway, reported a notable 8.9 percent year-on-year increase in passenger numbers, up to 49.9 million last year. International traffic rose by 7.8 percent to...
With a new runway operational and a gleaming international terminal opening this month, Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport has set an ambitious target to double traffic to 100 million passengers a year, OZY writes. Nearly half are set to come from routes that were until only recently an afterthought: connecting flights between...
The Russian capital, which last year was the top-hashtagged city on Instagram, has been named the world’s fifth-best metropolis in a ranking of 100 major cities by Resonance Consultancy, RIA Novosti reports.  “Intriguing and increasingly hungry for global attention, Russia’s beguiling capital is a cultural gold mine spanning the ages,”...