All Aeroflot articles

  • Rossiya MC-21-c-Rossiya
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    Prototype MC-21s to carry Rossiya livery during training programme

    2022-11-24T21:42:00Z

    Irkut has painted an MC-21 twinjet in the colour scheme of Aeroflot Group carrier Rossiya, the first airline set to receive the type. The aircraft was painted at a facility in Ulyanovsk. Rossiya was designated as the main operator of Russian-built aircraft under a re-organisation by Aeroflot Group prior to ...

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    Why order for Russian jets will turn Aeroflot into a replica of its former self

    2022-09-15T15:44:00Z

    No longer able to access Western aircraft or technology, Russia’s flag carrier and its aerospace industry are being forced to turn inwards and do business together in a throwback to Soviet times.

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    Airlines adapt to consequences of Russia-Ukraine war

    2022-09-09T08:00:00Z

    This week has seen a string of announcements relating to the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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    Aeroflot Group signs for 339 aircraft with deliveries intended from 2023

    2022-09-07T06:22:00Z

    Aeroflot Group has signed an agreement for the purchase of 339 aircraft, including 210 of the Irkut MC-21 twinjet, during an economic conference in Vladivostok. The agreement also covers 89 of the Irkut SSJ-New – a revised version of the Superjet 100 – plus 40 Tupolev Tu-214s. Deliveries of the ...

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    Aeroflot to order over 300 Russian-made jets: CEO

    2022-08-29T05:06:00Z

    Russian national carrier Aeroflot is expected to order over 300 Russian-made aircraft, as part of a shift in fleet strategy from Western-built jets to indigenous aircraft.

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    Aeroflot invites investors to participate in share offering

    2022-07-28T06:42:00Z

    Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot is formally inviting interest in acquiring shares in the company, following the earlier approval of a hike in its authorised capital. The airline states that 5.42 billion ordinary shares are being placed under the capital increase, through an open subscription. Investors who held shares on 11 May ...

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    Aeroflot Group to consolidate MRO capabilities within A-Technics subsidiary

    2022-07-06T06:23:00Z

    Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot is to reinforce its maintenance capabilities by transferring infrastructure and personnel to its specialised technical subsidiary A-Technics. It intends to complete the transfer of production facilities – including hangar complexes at Moscow Sheremetyevo – and re-assignment of qualified staff by the end of this year. As a ...

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    Aeroflot ties up with long-distance rail service to increase domestic connectivity

    2022-06-17T07:33:00Z

    Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot is aiming to develop a more connected domestic network through a tie-up to enable combined air and rail travel. Aeroflot reached the agreement with Federal Passenger Company, which specialises in long-distance rail transport services, during a St Petersburg economic forum. The two sides will create a joint ...

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    Aeroflot A330 returns to Russia after days of detention in Sri Lanka

    2022-06-07T06:30:00Z

    Aeroflot has retrieved an Airbus A330-300 from Colombo, after several days of wrangling after the twinjet was impounded by Sri Lankan authorities. It departed for Moscow Sheremetyevo on 6 June, apparently after intervention to overturn a court order which led to the detention. Russian federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia confirms ...

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    Superjet fire probe prepares to wrap up after pandemic-related delays

    2022-05-09T10:56:00Z

    Russian investigators are expecting shortly to issue the draft final report into the fatal Sukhoi Superjet 100 landing accident and fire at Moscow Sheremetyevo three years ago. The probe into the accident, which involves several international parties, has been held up partly by restrictive measures on personnel introduced during the ...

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    Aeroflot Group board supports increasing company’s share capital

    2022-05-04T09:33:00Z

    Aeroflot Group’s board has backed a proposal to raise the authorised capital of the company, increasing it by 5.42 billion shares. Source: Aeroflot The 11-member board supported the proposal – with 10 in favour and one abstention – during a meeting on 29 April. Aeroflot Group’s authorised ...

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    Isolation from West creates long list of challenges for Russian airlines

    2022-04-29T08:22:00Z

    Russia’s airline industry is continuing to adjust to the impact of its home country’s invasion of Ukraine, with this week seeing more developments that suggest it will be fundamentally changed for the foreseeable future.

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    Aeroflot board set to discuss increasing company’s share capital

    2022-04-28T07:27:00Z

    Aeroflot Group’s board is to hold a meeting at which the directors will discuss increasing the authorised share capital of the company. The board meeting is set to take place on 29 April, the airline has disclosed. Its agenda includes amending articles of association for the company and determining the ...

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    Russia’s Aeroflot suspended from SkyTeam alliance

    2022-04-28T06:47:00Z

    Aeroflot has had its membership of global alliance SkyTeam temporarily suspended amid the continued fallout of global sanctions impacting the country’s operators following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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    Aeroflot Group board to discuss redemption of A330 leases

    2022-04-21T09:27:00Z

    Aeroflot Group’s board is to discuss the possibility of early redemption for leases on Airbus A330s by the Russian flag-carrier. The airline has a dozen A330-300s in its fleet, all powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines. Only one appears to be in service, operating long-haul routes including the domestic Moscow-Yakutsk ...

  • Ural A320neo title-c-Ural Airlines
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    EU blacklists Russian carriers over continued operation of grounded aircraft

    2022-04-11T12:00:00Z

    All three Aeroflot Group carriers, plus S7 Airlines and Ural Airlines, are among 21 Russian operators blacklisted by the European Commission over safety concerns related to continued operation of aircraft seized by the Russian government. While Russian carriers are already barred from operating within the European Union, as part of ...

  • Aeroflot A350 title-c-Airbus
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    Aeroflot appoints head of Rossiya as new chief executive

    2022-04-11T06:55:00Z

    Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot has confirmed a new chief executive, Sergei Alexandrovsky, who will succeed Mikhail Poluboyarinov. Alexandrovsky is the former head of group carrier Rossiya. Poluboyarinov had led the airline for less than 18 months since being appointed in November 2020. Aeroflot has not elaborated on the succession decision, confirmed ...

  • Pobeda 737-c-Pobeda
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    Pobeda parks large part of fleet and concentrates Moscow network on Vnukovo

    2022-04-01T15:35:00Z

    Aeroflot Group’s budget carrier Pobeda is to cut back its operations, putting 40% of its fleet into storage and trimming its network in response to the constraints on Russian air transport. It will maintain services with 25 Boeing 737s but park 16 others. The airline will also suspend the transfer ...

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    Aeroflot suspends virtually all international flights from 8 March

    2022-03-07T10:38:00Z

    Aeroflot is suspending all its international flights with the exception of its Belarus services from tomorrow following further airspace restrictions impacting Russian operators.

  • First Aeroflot A350-900-c-Philippe Masclet_Airbus
    Analysis

    EU sanctions against Russia will hit lessors hardest, but other aerospace players also impacted

    2022-03-01T11:40:00Z

    Neither Airbus nor Boeing has significant backlog exposure to the Russian market, but the leasing industry appears harder hit by the sanctions imposed by the European Union against Moscow in the wake of its invasion of the Ukraine.