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A new development pattern for Russia’s regional and local aviation should be drafted in the first half of 2020 and applied in 2021-2024, Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov on Monday, according to the country’s Parliamentary newspaper. Akimov was speaking at a strategic session on the formation of conceptual approaches of the...
Sheremetyevo International Airport served 42,828,000 people from January through October 2019, an increase of 9.2 percent over the same period last year. There were 325,890 take-off and landing operations in the ten-month period, which was 10.8 percent more than for the same period in 2018. From January to October, passenger...
Russian tourists travelling to the member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are expected to generate an estimated $1.22 billion in travel and tourism revenue by 2023, an increase of 19% when compared with figures from 2018, according to data published ahead of Arabian Travel Market 2020. Building on this, Saudi...
The Russian market for business aviation is on the verge of big changes, leading Russian experts in the field and senior officials of the Russian Ministry of Sport and Tourism have said, according to AIN Online. Mikhail Titov, vice president of the Russian United National Association of Business Aviation (ONADA), says...
Alibaba Group's logistics operator and Russia's postal service, Pochta Rossii, have launched their first direct China-Russia cargo flights to deliver AliExpress goods purchased online by Russians, AliExpress Russia said on Thursday, according to Reuters. The move, which AliExpress Russia hopes will help it cut the time it takes to deliver orders...
This winter, Aeroflot will allow passengers to carry one set of ski equipment weighing up to 23 kg at no charge in addition to their allowable checked luggage. The offer is valid for flights flown within 1 November 2019 to 15 May 2020. One set of ski equipment is defined as a cover...
Japanese tourists have for the first time visited the Kurils, an island chain that disputed between Tokyo and Moscow for over 70 years, Sakhalin.info reported. The Soviet Union seized the strategically located volcanic archipelago north of Japan's Hokkaido in the final days of World War II, and has maintained a...
Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda will raise its ticket fees by 5 euros starting Monday October 28, a spokesperson for the company informed reporters. The raised fees will apply to tickets from foreign airports to Russia due to the cancellation of paid check-in procedure at foreign airports. Earlier, the company...
Sheremetyevo International Airport published the performance results for September and the nine months of 2019. Total passenger traffic in the first nine months of 2019 was 38.536 million passengers, 12.2% up YoY. Between January and September, Sheremetyevo oversaw 292,792 takeoff and landing operations (TOLs), up 11.8% from the same...
From 2020, Cyprus and Israel will promote joint travel packages for tourists in Russia, the U.S., and Germany, focusing on golf, gastronomy and wellness holidays, Cypriot news outlet Ant1 reported. A statement from Cypriot Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios and Israel’s Tourism Ministry Director-General Amir Halevi said the two countries “reached...