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Air passenger traffic between Russia and Helsinki‘s Vantaa Airport has increased by 15.9 per cent year-on-year, reaching 261,400 passengers in the first six months of 2019, Rusaviainsider.com reports.  The highest growth rates were registered in April and May of this year and Finavia, the airport’s operator, told the news website...
Russian Ambassador to Thailand Kirill Barsky expects up to 1.7 mln Russians to visit the country by the end of 2018, TASS reports. “We continue to top record travel levels: in 2017, 1.346 million Russians visited the kingdom, a 23% increase compared with 2016,” the ambassador said in an interview with...
The largest airport in Russia, Moscow’s Sheremetyevo, has summed up its operating results for June and the first half of 2019, which show the airport served over 23 million passengers in the first half of this year, International Airport Review reported.  Total passenger traffic in the first six months of...
The regional government in Russia’s Murmansk hopes helping tour operators, developing the region’s brand, and raising the quality of services will help increase domestic and foreign tourism, TV 21 reports. On Thursday, the acting governor of Murmansk Region Andrei Chibis opened a new tourist information centre in the city of...
Russians topped the list of foreign tourists entering Turkey through border gates in 2018, according to a Turkish Interior Ministry statement released on Thursday, Vesti FM reported. Officials from the ministry's Directorate General of Migration Management told Turkey’s Anadolu Agency that nearly 6 million Russians came to the country...
Private Russian aircraft maintenance specialist NW Technic, which is closely associated with Nordwind Airlines and Pegas Fly, two airline subsidiaries of the Russia-based, Turkey-backed leisure tourism operator Pegas Touristik Group, has further diversified its client portfolio. Over the past year, the share of third-party airlines served by NW Technic...
Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot is to operate a new daily service between Dublin and Moscow with an Airbus A320 aircraft, The Irish Independent reports. The daily service will start from October 28, Dublin Airport said. "We are delighted to welcome Aeroflot back to Dublin Airport with this direct connection to Moscow," Vincent...
Russian companies are ready to invest as much as $50 billion in Croatia’s economy and it would be a foolish move by Croatia to not take advantage of the potential this could bring to the country, the Russian ambassador to Croatia has said, according to Poslovni Dnevnik. "Nobody has the...
Penta, the neighborhood lifestyle hotel brand under Hong Kong-based Rosewood Hotel Group, is back in Moscow after 20 years, Business Traveler reports. Formerly operating as the “Moscow Olympic Penta Hotel” under different ownership, the property had closed its doors in the late ‘90s, only for the brand to make...
A decision on lifting an ongoing Russian ban on flights to and from Georgia should not be expected by the end of the year, Russian upper house lawmaker Grigory Karasin said Thursday after a meeting with Georgian special representative Zurab Abashidze in Prague, according to RIA Novosti. Representatives of the...