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    Budget carrier Pobeda profits from Russian domestic upturn


    Russian budget carrier Pobeda proved profitable over the first half of this year, riding the sharp recovery in the country’s domestic travel market. Passenger numbers more than doubled to 6.4 million in the first six months compared with 2020, and July 2021 passenger figures were 46% higher than the pre-crisis ...

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    Aeroflot Group invests in reconfiguring 737-800s to expand Pobeda


    Aeroflot Group is to invest some $58 million in reconfiguring Boeing 737-800s for transfer to the fleet of its budget airline Pobeda. The group says it has postponed several investment projects as a result of the pandemic-driven air transport crisis. But during its half-year financial update the company states that ...

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    Pobeda adds more Turkish routes following lifting of restrictions


    Aeroflot low-cost unit Pobeda is further bolstering its network of flights to Turkish tourism destinations following Russia’s recent lifting of travel restrictions to the country.

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    Rossiya builds Superjet fleet as Russian domestic market picks up


    Aeroflot Group shifted another six Sukhoi Superjet 100s to Rossiya during March, bringing the number transferred to the airline to 14 over the first quarter. Rossiya’s fleet has increased from 67 to 81 aircraft over the three-month period as Aeroflot Group continued implementation of a strategy to use Rossiya ...

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    Pobeda takes on first 737-800 under Aeroflot Group fleet optimisation


    Russian budget carrier Pobeda has received the first Boeing 737-800 to be transferred to the operator under Aeroflot Group’s broad fleet restructuring programme. Aeroflot Group is re-aligning the fleets of Aeroflot, and subsidiaries Rossiya and Pobeda, as part of a strategic rethink on capacity allocation within its various markets. ...

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    Aeroflot approves transfer of 10 737-800s to Pobeda


    Aeroflot’s board has approved the transfer of 10 Boeing 737-800s from its fleet to that of its low-cost budget sister carrier Pobeda. The aircraft will be sub-leased from April-June this year according to the board decision, although the possibility of a postponement remains. Aeroflot Group says the lease ...

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    Pobeda to open second Moscow base with flights from Sheremetyevo


    Russian budget carrier Pobeda is to open services from a second Moscow base, operating from the capital’s Sheremetyevo airport. Pobeda is part of Aeroflot Group alongside Aeroflot and Rossiya. Moscow Sheremetyevo is Aeroflot’s main base. The expansion will involve Pobeda’s opening services to 12 cities in Russia, as ...

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    Budget airline Pobeda proves resilient as Russian full-year traffic halves


    Russian airlines’ passenger traffic halved over the course of last year, official figures from the federal air transport regulator show. Rosaviatsia states that overall traffic was down by 52% with passenger numbers down 46% to 69.2 million. But the fall was not indiscriminate across the Russian carriers. ...

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    Aeroflot Group claims Pobeda profitable despite crisis


    Aeroflot Group is highlighting the performance of its budget arm Pobeda, posting a net profit for the carrier for both the third quarter and the first nine months of this year. The company says Pobeda increased passenger numbers during the quarter, compared with last year, and achieved load factors ...

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    Aeroflot Group aims to raise Rb80bn through share placement


    Aeroflot Group is aiming to raise at least Rb80 billion ($1 billion) through a capital increase involving the placement of new shares, in order to strengthen its liquidity. Although it had previously prepared to place up to 1.7 billion shares, the Russian operator says it has yet to determine ...

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    Russian state helps Aeroflot Group obtain Rb70bn in loans


    Aeroflot Group has obtained state guarantees to enable it to secure two loans totalling Rb70 billion ($940 million), and has also received a subsidy worth Rb7.9 billion. The Russian operator has turned in a net loss of Rb58.3 billion for the first six months of the year, under international ...

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    Russian carriers begin resuming international services


    Russian operators are restarting international services after the government started clearing restoration of links with countries including Turkey, the UK and Tanzania. Aeroflot is re-opening its links from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Istanbul and London Heathrow on 1 August, both routes being served by Boeing 777s. Aeroflot’s budget sister ...

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    Russian budget carrier Pobeda taking four more 737-800s


    Aeroflot Group’s low-cost operator Pobeda is set to receive four additional Boeing 737-800s in the space of a week. The airline acquired one aircraft on 21 July, taking its fleet of the type to 31. But Pobeda says it is due to take three more of the type ...

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    Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda halts flights until end of May


    Aeroflot low-cost unit Pobeda has suspended all flights until the end of May following the introduction of travel restrictions by the Russian government.

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    Pobeda 737 suffers damage from go-around tail-strike


    ​One of Russian budget carrier Pobeda's Boeing 737-800s has suffered damage during a tail-strike following a service to Gyumri in Armenia.

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    New Saratov airport opens with Pobeda and Aeroflot flights


    ​Commercial services have commenced at Saratov's new Gagarin airport, with Pobeda and Aeroflot conducting initial flights from Moscow.

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    Pobeda test flight lands at new Gagarin airport


    ​Saratov's new Gagarin airport has marked the first aircraft arrival ahead of its formal opening date, after a Pobeda Boeing 737-800 touched down yesterday.

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    Pobeda blames Chinese sources for booking site attack


    ​Russian budget carrier Pobeda is blaming Chinese sources for a cyberattack on its reservations engine.

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    Pulkovo hopeful Pobeda will resume international services


    Pulkovo airport's chief commercial officer Evgeniy Ilyin is cautiously optimistic that a dispute between Pobeda and Russia’s border control agency, which has led the budget carrier to cancel its international services, can be resolved this year.

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    Air Astana issues fleet RFP for new low-cost unit


    Air Astana has issued Airbus and Boeing with a request for proposals to provide new-generation narrowbodies for nascent low-cost unit FlyArystan.