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    Aeroflot claims lowest first-quarter net loss in five years


    Russian flag-carrier Aeroflot has turned in a first-quarter net loss of Rb6.9 billion ($75.3 million), but states that this is its lowest loss for the period in five years. It says the result – under Russian accounting standards – illustrates a “trend of progressive improvement”. Aeroflot says it achieved the ...

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    Russian regulator tells carriers to consider cabin-heat risk in warm climates


    Russian regulators are instructing carriers to take steps to avoid cabin discomfort when operating to destinations in warm climates, after an incident involving an Aeroflot Airbus A330-300 in Bangkok.

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    Aeroflot Group settles claims on another batch of leased aircraft


    Aeroflot Group has reached financial settlements with lessors covering another seven aircraft.

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    Nearly 100 foreign aircraft transferred to Aeroflot Group: chief


    Aeroflot Group has transferred nearly 100 aircraft from foreign ownership, its chief executive has told Russian president Vladimir Putin during a briefing. Sergei Alexandrovsky stated that the group’s three carriers – Aeroflot, Rossiya and Pobeda – respectively ended the year with 171, 136 and 41 aircraft. Aeroflot Group has been ...

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    Aeroflot Group settles aircraft claims with lessor BOC Aviation


    Russian operator Aeroflot Group has settled with another lessor over its continued use of foreign-built aircraft. The company states that it has “completed” a settlement arrangement with the Irish arm of Singapore-based BOC Aviation. While Aeroflot Group has not disclosed terms, BOC Aviation states that it has received a cash ...

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    Aeroflot settles foreign-aircraft claim with lessor CDB Aviation


    Russian operator Aeroflot Group has reached another settlement over leased foreign aircraft, through a deal with CDB Aviation. The agreement with the Irish-based lessor covers four aircraft, but financial terms have not been revealed. Aeroflot says that, as a result of the settlement, the lessor has “ceased its claims” against ...

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    Russia’s Aeroflot Group reaches fleet settlement with another lessor


    Russian operator Aeroflot Group has disclosed a settlement with Irish lessor SMBC Aviation Capital, covering 17 aircraft. The settlement relates to foreign-built aircraft which were retained by Russian airlines in the aftermath of international sanctions imposed over the Ukrainian conflict. Aeroflot says that, under the agreement reached, the lessor has ...

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    Aeroflot Group reaches financial settlement with AerCap over batch of seized aircraft


    Russia’s Aeroflot Group says it has completed a settlement with lessor AerCap concerning a batch of aircraft operated by its carriers, which were retained as part of a Russian government seizure of foreign-built fleets in response to international sanctions over the Ukrainian conflict. Aeroflot Group says AerCap has “ceased” its ...

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    Putin revisits 'quarrel' with former Aeroflot chief over Western fleet


    Russian president Vladimir Putin has pointedly remarked to transport minister Vitaly Saveliev that the country’s aerospace industry is unable to meet the immediate demand for aircraft, recalling his dissatisfaction over the former Aeroflot chief’s reliance on a Western fleet. Putin spoke to Saveliev, seeking an update on the air transport ...

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    Aeroflot Superjet captain imprisoned over fatal Moscow landing accident


    Russian authorities have sentenced the captain of an Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 to six years in an open penitentiary over the fatal landing accident at Moscow Sheremetyevo four years ago. The aircraft departed Moscow for Murmansk on 5 May 2019, and had just been cleared to climb to 11,000ft when ...

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    United Aircraft seals supply contracts covering over 60 jets for Aeroflot


    United Aircraft has signed formal contracts to deliver 63 aircraft to Russian operator Aeroflot Group by the end of 2025. Aeroflot Group is to take 18 Irkut MC-21s plus 34 SSJ-New aircraft, as well as 11 Tupolev Tu-214s. United Aircraft has also reached agreement to supply eight SSJ-New twinjets to ...

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    Air India A350 order will include early deliveries of former Aeroflot -900s


    Air India is to take six Airbus A350-900s which were originally allocated to Aeroflot, before sanctions prevented further deliveries to the Russian flag-carrier. The -900s will be delivered towards the end of this year, part of an agreement for 40 A350s unveiled by the Indian operator. Aeroflot had 16 A350-900s ...

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    How far through recovery are European airlines?


    A carrier-by-carrier guide to the progress European airlines continued to make in their recovery from the Covid-19 crisis during the past year and a look at how much further they have to go in 2023.

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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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 ...