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Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency said in a statement on Tuesday that Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) accommodated 4,676,000 people, a 12.4% increase from the previous year. These figures were confirmed on August 29th at a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport. Reports on actual fulfillment of the scheduled...
More Russian regions should offer simplified visa requirements to foreign tourists, which would stimulate a rise in the number of tourists visiting the country by at least 10%, the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) has said, according to RIA news agency. ATOR’s vice president Dmitry Gorin, who is...
It was a chaotic scene at the parking lot of the Goa International Airport as the tourist season's first charter with 520 passengers from Russia landed at 5.15 am on Thursday. According to UniIndia, there were 23 coaches and over 50 taxis jostling for space at the parking lot outside...
Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) has scored a major coup with the transfer of Rossiya Airline's flights from Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport. The change will take place in the 2018/19 winter season. Rossiya is an regional carrier and is part of the Aeroflot Group, with headquarters in St Petersburg. Starting on Oct. 28th, Rossiya's...
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...
Russian billionaire Konstantin Strukov continues the construction works on the 5-star hotel in the bay of Dobra Luka in Montenegro, Radio Jadran reports. Works at the 8,000 square meter site began in March this year, and the completion is scheduled for June 2019, the report says. The hotel is...
Sheremetyevo Airport’s staff held a tour for high school students from the Moscow region, during which they had the opportunity to meet pilots, flight attendants and dispatchers. The event was organized within the pilot project “Future Personnel for the Regions,” 360tv reported. There are about 60 air traffic controllers in...
Russia and Belarus are working together on a tourism atlas titled “Traveling Together: Russia-Belarus,” Viktoria Abramchenko, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of Russia, has said, according to BelTA news agency. The State Property Committee of Belarus and Rosreestr, the Russian Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography presented...
Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot Group carried 47.0 million passengers in October, up 10.3% year-on-year, the company said while presenting its operating results for last month, according to Finanz.ru. The airline carried 29.9 million passengers, a year-on-year increase of 8.0%. Group and Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs) increased by 9.1% and 6.2%...
Aeroflot has congregated all of its domestic operations at the new Terminal B at its Sheremetyevo (IATA code: SVO) Moscow hub airport, with some 400 daily federal flights operating from the terminal from mid-November 2018, Russian Aviation Insider reported. Russia’s national carrier has completed the transfer of all of its...