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Sheremetyevo Duty-Free, a joint venture between Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, Gebr Heinemann and Greenway, has launched its luxury marketplace in the airport’s new Terminal C, Passenger Terminal Today reported. The first outlets to open are two multi-brand stores in the Fashion and Accessories and Watches and Jewellery categories (FAWJ). The portfolio will...
The Russian town of Barentsburg, situated on Norway’s northern Svalbard archipelago, offers a unique combination of pristine Arctic beauty and Soviet-style industry to visitors. The tiny town, with a population of nearly 500, is now seeking to reshape its business-focus to become a modern hub for travelers exploring the...
Russia’s Ural Airlines launched its first-ever flight from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport (DME) to London Stansted Airport (STN) on Friday, Business Traveler reports.  The four times weekly service is being operated by a 160-seater Airbus A320 aircraft, configured with the economy and business class cabins. According to Stansted airport, one-way fares...
In an interview with International Airport Review, Sheremetyevo International Airport’s Chairman, Alexander Ponomarenko, discusses how airports are often at the forefront of both medical and economic crises, and how Sheremetyevo acted to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is extremely important in analyzing the...
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...
Aeroflot will cancel part of earlier planned international flights until August 31, TASS reports. The company also announced that it will delay taking delivery of 10 Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The flag carrier of Russia has made this decision after several of its aircraft were grounded due to the global health...
The Russian tourism industry has lost 1.5 trillion rubles over the past six months due to coronavirus, it will take at least a year and a half to restore the industry to pre-crisis levels, president of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Andrei Ignatiev said, citing data from the...
The regional subsidiary of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot in the country’s Far East, Aurora Airlines, has revealed for the first time a five-year development plan which calls for doubling the airline’s fleet and number of passengers by 2025, Rusaviainsider.com reported. Among other improvements, the airline, which is co-owned by the...
Rossyia Airlines, Russia’s third largest carrier and a member of Aeroflot Group, will transfer some of its narrow-body aircraft to sister airlines Aeroflot and low-cost carrier (LCC) Pobeda, Rusaviainsider.com informs. Apart from relinquishing the aircraft, Rossiya is to further strengthen its presence at St Petersburg’s Pulkovo airport, its original base,...
London Heathrow Airport held onto its status as Europe’s busiest hub last year with a pack of four challengers almost neck-and-neck in the competition for second place, Bloomberg reported. Moscow’s Sheremetyevo joined the regional top 10 at the expense of Rome’s Fiumicino terminal, spurred by a surge in soccer fans...