All Rossiya Airlines articles

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    Rossiya fleet reaches triple figures with Superjet expansion


    Russian carrier Rossiya has taken its fleet into triple figures after introducing 42 Sukhoi Superjet 100s to its operation, as part of an Aeroflot Group network restructuring. It says its fleet has expanded to 100 aircraft as a result of the transfer of Superjets, and it intends to have 66 ...

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    Red Wings among three carriers collectively signing for 50 Superjets


    Three airlines have signed letters of intent covering the acquisition of 50 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, as the MAKS 2021 air show opened in Moscow. Red Wings accounts for half of the aircraft with an agreement to take 25 of the type in 2021-22. The carrier says it ...

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    Rossiya prepares to start MC-21 operations in summer 2022


    Russian carrier Rossiya is expecting to start operations with Irkut MC-21s in summer 2022, if the twinjet passes a technical readiness review. Rossiya is set to become the first carrier to fly the type in commercial service. While the MC-21 introduction is still about a year away, the ...

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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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    Aeroflot identifies initial routes for new Krasnoyarsk international hub


    Russia’s Aeroflot Group is intending to open its new international hub at Krasnoyarsk in June, after the expansion was delayed by over a year by the air transport crisis. Aeroflot’s board has decided that the hub will open on 1 June with a summer schedule including flights to Sochi, ...

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    Aeroflot Group impairs Rossiya goodwill and Aurora disposal


    Aeroflot Group has disclosed a Rb6.5 billion ($88 million) write-off of goodwill for its subsidiary airline Rossiya in its full-year financial results. The company has also listed a Rb5.07 billion loss from the disposal of another subsidiary, the eastern Russian carrier Aurora which it sold for the token sum ...

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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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    Rossiya aims to have nearly 70 Superjets next year


    Russian operator Rossiya aims to introduce a fleet of nearly 70 Sukhoi Superjet 100s by the end of next year, as part of a strategic overhaul of Aeroflot Group’s operations. Rossiya says the federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia has included the Superjet type on the carrier’s air operator’s certificate, ahead ...

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    Initial Rossiya Superjets to be stationed at Sheremetyevo


    Russian operator Rossiya is to base its initial Sukhoi Superjet 100s at Moscow Sheremetyevo, as it prepares to start receiving the type under an agreement with parent Aeroflot Group. Rossiya says the agreement to transfer the aircraft from the Aeroflot fleet was signed on 21 December, and that it ...

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    Aeroflot approves transfer of over 40 Superjets to Rossiya


    Aeroflot has approved plans to transfer over 40 Sukhoi Superjet 100s from its fleet to sister carrier Rossiya, as part of a restructuring of its short-haul network operations. Over the course of December this year to August 2021 it intends to shift 17 aircraft leased from Sberbank, another 20 ...

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    Rossiya A319 found damaged on arrival with cable attached to wheels


    Russian investigators are probing an incident in which a Rossiya Airbus A319 was found to have a cable attached to its main landing-gear after arriving at St Petersburg. The aircraft (VP-BWJ) had been operating the FV6314 service from Krasnodar on 3 November, according to an incident bulletin from the ...

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    Rossiya sets up pilot corps to prepare for Superjet 100 operations


    Russian carrier Rossiya has established a new flight unit which will second pilots from parent Aeroflot Group to operate Sukhoi Superjet 100s on its network. Rossiya uses a mix of Boeing 747s and 777s for its long-haul services, as well as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320-family jets for short-haul ...

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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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    Rossiya features in St Petersburg privatisation initiative


    Russian authorities in St Petersburg have identified operator Rossiya as being among companies participating in a state property privatisation scheme.

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    SNAPSHOT: Putting numbers on the legacies of airline leaders


    With airline leaders gathering in Seoul for the IATA AGM, we use Cirium's Fleets Analyzer and schedules data to measure the legacies of the chief executives who have left their roles in the past 12 months. The AGM takes place in South Korea just weeks after the death of long-serving ...

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    PICTURES: Ranking the best animal-faced airliners


    After ANA took delivery of its first turtle-themed Airbus A380 on 20 March, we rank the top 10 animal-face liveries on commercial airliners.

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    Former Rossiya chief to take over at Vnukovo airport


    Outgoing Rossiya chief executive Dmitry Saprykin is to take the helm at Moscow's Vnukovo airport.

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    Probe opens into incident on A319 carrying Saudi team


    ​Russian investigators are to probe an incident involving a Rossiya Airbus A319 which experienced an engine event while transporting the Saudi Arabian national football team to Rostov-on-Don.

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    ANALYSIS: 777 Classics entering their twilight years


    Although there have been some small signs of life, a growing number of Boeing 777-200s and -300s appear to be headed for the scrapyard amid growing supply and poor interest in the secondary market.

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    PICTURE: Rossiya adopts 'big cat' scheme on 777


    Russian carrier Rossiya has unveiled a Boeing 777-300 with a specialised paint scheme intended to draw attention to conservation of rare wildlife, including big cats.