All Aeroflot articles

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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    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.

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    Delta withdraws codeshare with Aeroflot

    2022-02-25T19:06:00Z

    Delta Air Lines has cut ties with its alliance partner Aeroflot after the Russian military invaded Ukraine earlier this week

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    BA cancels Moscow flights and re-routes Singapore and Delhi services around Russian airspace

    2022-02-25T10:06:00Z

    British Airways has cancelled its Moscow flight and will reroute its Asia services to avoid Russian airspace, as the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine reverberates through the airline industry.

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    Russian air transport authority retaliates with ‘mirror’ ban on UK flights

    2022-02-25T09:52:00Z

    Russian authorities have imposed an airspace ban on UK-operated aircraft, including transit flights, following the UK government’s prohibition on Russian carriers in response to military action in Ukraine. The ban on aircraft owned, leased or operated by UK entities took effect at 11:00 Moscow time on 25 February. Russian federal ...

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    UK bans Aeroflot as part of sanctions response to Ukraine invasion

    2022-02-24T18:41:00Z

    Russian carrier Aeroflot has been banned from UK airpace as part of measures disclosed by the country’s prime minister Boris Johnson today in response to the invasion in Ukraine.

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    Which airlines welcomed new aircraft types into their fleets during 2021?

    2021-12-30T09:30:00Z

    Established airlines around the world debuted aircraft types and variants in their fleets during 2021, despite the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We look back at some of the highlights, from nimble narrowbodies through to heavyweight widebodies. 

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    How far through the crisis are Europe’s biggest airlines?

    2021-12-20T10:13:00Z

    For European airlines, momentum had been growing across the year, in line with the successful roll-out of vaccination programmes. European short-haul travel began opening up in the summer with the lifting of quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travellers. That notably stepped up in the second half of the summer and into an extended shoulder season for leisure travel.

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    Russian airlines and Airbus establish sustainable fuel alliance

    2021-12-13T11:53:00Z

    Russian carriers including Aeroflot, S7 Group and Volga-Dnepr Airlines are to co-operate with Airbus and energy firm Gazprom to create an alliance to support development of sustainable aviation fuels. The Eurasian SAF Alliance aims to carry out the first biofuel-powered flight no later than 2024. Fuel specialist Gazprom Neft says ...