All Rossiya Airlines articles

  • 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 ...

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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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    Rossiya shifts leased aircraft to Russian registry

    2022-03-30T07:55:00Z

    Aeroflot Group carrier Rossiya is claiming to have completed transfer of operational aircraft in its fleet to the Russian registry. Rossiya says 125 of its aircraft are listed on the register. “In order to minimise the risks of disruption of the flight programme during flights to foreign countries on these ...

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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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    Rossiya to introduce new IFE as it prepares for MC-21 entry

    2021-12-24T10:15:00Z

    Aeroflot Group carrier Rossiya is introducing a new in-flight entertainment system which will be extended to its new Irkut MC-21 fleet. Rossiya is set to become the first operator of the MC-21 when it takes starts taking delivery of the twinjet type next year. The airline says it has started ...

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    First domestic-winged MC-21 emerges as twinjet’s service entry nears

    2021-12-01T10:35:00Z

    Over the course of next year the 150-seat jet duopoly is set to evolve into a triopoly as the Irkut MC-21 enters service with Rossiya, the most significant Russian commercial aircraft development in decades. The programme has taken another significant step with the roll-out of the first aircraft whose composite ...

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    Aeroflot enhances long-haul fleet with another pair of 777-300ERs

    2021-10-01T11:14:00Z

    Aeroflot Group is leasing another pair of Boeing 777-300ERs, sourcing the twinjets from a division of state lessor GTLK. The Russian operator already has 30 777s in its consolidated fleet. Aeroflot’s main operation has 20 777-300ERs while Rossiya has five -300ERs and five -300s. Aeroflot will receive the two additional ...

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    Rossiya fleet reaches triple figures with Superjet expansion

    2021-08-25T11:03:00Z

    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

    2021-07-20T19:07:00Z

    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 ...

  • Irkut MC-21-300-c-Irkut
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    Rossiya prepares to start MC-21 operations in summer 2022

    2021-07-15T10:05:00Z

    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

    2021-04-23T07:47:00Z

    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

    2021-04-06T07:21:00Z

    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

    2021-03-10T21:19:00Z

    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

    2021-01-18T08:29:00Z

    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

    2020-12-29T12:01:00Z

    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

    2020-12-23T08:22:00Z

    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

    2020-12-18T08:37:00Z

    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

    2020-11-06T09:59:00Z

    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

    2020-10-29T15:57:00Z

    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

    2020-10-02T12:25:00Z

    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 ...