Top News on Antonov

  • Top 10 in-service Russian and Soviet airliners by type


    Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a serious eye over the in-development Irkut MC-21 narrowbody prompted us to research the 10 most popular in-service Russian and Soviet commercial types. Here is the list, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets database


  • Other News for Antonov

  • Ukrainian armed forces destroy separatist aircraft


    ​The Ukrainian ministry of defence has claimed that it managed to destroy a number of aircraft held by Russian-backed...


  • Ukraine gives approval for An-70 production start


    ​The Ukrainian defence ministry has given its approval for Antonov’s An-70 tactical transport to enter series...


  • ANALYSIS: Baltic air policing mission in Estonia to continue through 2015


    ​The increased tensions in Eastern Europe as a result of Russia’s advances into Ukraine resulted in NATO’s Baltic Air...


  • News Listings for Antonov

  • Antonov readies regional jets for Cuban and North Korean airlines

    News | 30 Jan 2015 16:50 | Tom Zaitsev

    Antonov is poised to deliver two newly built An-148/158 regional twinjets to the national carriers of Cuba and North Korea.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Antonov-readies-regional-jets-for-Cuban-and-North-Korean-airlines-408507/
  • Top 10 in-service Russian and Soviet airliners by type

    News | 30 Jan 2015 14:55 | Murdo Morrison

    Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a serious eye over the in-development Irkut MC-21 narrowbody prompted us to research the 10 most popular in-service Russian and Soviet commercial types. Here is the list, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets databasehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-in-service-Russian-and-Soviet-airliners-by-type-408444/
  • Ukrainian armed forces destroy separatist aircraft

    News | 29 Jan 2015 15:33 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Ukrainian ministry of defence has claimed that it managed to destroy a number of aircraft held by Russian-backed separatists during two days of fighting in January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ukrainian-armed-forces-destroy-separatist-aircraft-408446/
  • Ukraine gives approval for An-70 production start

    News | 28 Jan 2015 22:41 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Ukrainian defence ministry has given its approval for Antonov’s An-70 tactical transport to enter series production for the nation’s air force, 20 years after the company’s first prototype took to the air. Confirmation of the move came during an event at Antonov’s facilities on 22 January, and followed a deal signed on 13 January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ukraine-gives-approval-for-An-70-production-start-408413/
  • Komiaviatrans becomes first Russian ERJ-145 operator

    News | 28 Jan 2015 16:23 | Tom Zaitsev

    Komiaviatrans has started phasing in Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets, becoming the first Russian operator of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Komiaviatrans-becomes-first-Russian-ERJ-145-operator-408311/
  • Locked elevators preceded An-26 overrun

    News | 21 Jan 2015 10:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian investigators have determined that an Antonov An-26 overran during departure from Magadan because its elevators were locked.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Locked-elevators-preceded-An-26-overrun-408146/