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While a new wave of luxurious ships coming on stream will add on to the cruise offerings on the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan and Russia, given their favorable geographic location with access to the inland sea, do not want to miss this opportunity as well, Azer News reports. The new project...
Sheremetyevo Airport has been ranked among the top 10 best airports in the world for 2019, according to passenger rights company AirHelp, Bloomberg reports. The airports are rated based on three factors: on-time performance, service quality, and food and shopping options. The first accounts for 60 percent of the score...
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...
Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot had to adjust the schedule of domestic and international flights for January 21 and the night of January 22 due to temporary closure of a runway in Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, following an incident with a Boeing 737 passenger aircraft, Sputnik reported. A representative of Moscow emergency...
Azur Air, the biggest charter airline in Russia, has launched regular weekly Boeing 767-300 flights from Moscow’s Vnukovo to China’s Taiyuan, with the new flight program targeting Chinese tourists visiting Russia, the company announced. The new service’s first 328 passengers arrived in Moscow last Saturday and, until recently, Azur Air...
Sheremetyevo is on target for another record-breaking year after registering a 15.4% rise in passenger traffic in the first five months of 2019, Airport World reported. The airport recently published its performance results for May and the first five months of 2019. A total of 18.7 million passengers passed through...
A number of Russian airports, including Sheremetyevo International Airport, are having their names changed upon orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Independent reported. Putin has ordered that the three top airports in Moscow are now named after notable citizens. These are the most prominent of 40 new names for airports...
Russian charter tourist arrivals have dropped by more than 50% this season compared to the same time last season, The Times of India reports.   From October 2018 up to January 28, a total 169 charters landed in the state with 54,924 tourists, whereas during a similar period in the...
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...
Despite stark warnings for Russian tourists from their home country about safety issues in Georgia, following anti-Russian protests in Tbilisi, visitors in the Caucasus country remain largely unfazed by the situation, RFE/RL reports. The flare-up in relations began when Georgian protesters tried to storm parliament in the capital, Tbilisi, last week....