All Rossiya Airlines articles

  • Pobeda 737-c-Pobeda
    News

    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. ...

  • Rossiya tail
    News

    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 ...

  • SSJ100-c-Sukhoi
    News

    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 ...

  • Aeroflot SSJ100-c-Aeroflot
    News

    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 ...

  • Rossiya A319-c-Anna Zvereva Creative Commons
    News

    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 ...

  • Rossiya-c-Rossiya
    News

    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 ...

  • Aeroflot A350-c-Aeroflot
    News

    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 ...

  • News

    Rossiya features in St Petersburg privatisation initiative

    2019-08-07T05:05:00Z

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

  • Cho Yang-ho
    Analysis

    SNAPSHOT: Putting numbers on the legacies of airline leaders

    2019-05-30T15:48:41Z

    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 ...

  • News

    PICTURES: Ranking the best animal-faced airliners

    2019-03-22T13:12:08Z

    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.

  • News

    Former Rossiya chief to take over at Vnukovo airport

    2018-09-18T05:39:48Z

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

  • News

    Probe opens into incident on A319 carrying Saudi team

    2018-06-21T06:37:00Z

    ​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.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: 777 Classics entering their twilight years

    2017-09-01T01:10:21Z

    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.

  • News

    PICTURE: Rossiya adopts 'big cat' scheme on 777

    2017-04-13T17:19:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Rossiya to operate 20 Superjets

    2016-10-28T14:28:00Z

    Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has decided to allocate 20 newly built Sukhoi Superjet 100s to its Rossiya subsidiary.

  • News

    PICTURE: Rossiya receives 747-400 in new colours

    2016-04-08T08:31:00Z

    ​Aeroflot Group carrier Rossiya has taken delivery of a Boeing 747-400 bearing the revised and modernised livery of the newly-consolidated carrier.

  • News

    Air Astana and Rossiya select Boeing for 767 MRO

    2014-01-29T13:52:38Z

    St Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines and Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana have separately contracted maintenance specialist Boeing Shanghai to undertake C-checks on Boeing 767s.