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    Isolation from West creates long list of challenges for Russian airlines

    2022-04-29T08:22:00Z

    Russia’s airline industry is continuing to adjust to the impact of its home country’s invasion of Ukraine, with this week seeing more developments that suggest it will be fundamentally changed for the foreseeable future.

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    S7’s participation in Oneworld alliance temporarily suspended

    2022-04-20T08:44:00Z

    Russian carrier S7 Airlines’ participation in the Oneworld alliance has been temporarily suspended owing to the impact on services triggered by sanctions on Russia’s air transport system. S7 says that the decision to “suspend the agreement” with Oneworld from 19 April was made jointly, and that bilateral pacts with partner ...

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    Russia’s S7 Airlines returns to full-year profit

    2022-04-11T09:52:00Z

    Russian carrier S7 Airlines has turned in a profitable full year, with a pre-tax surplus of Rb12.7 billion ($156 million) for 2021. The figure reverses the Rb5.2 billion loss recorded during the previous year, which was heavily affected by the pandemic. S7’s revenues rose by 60% to nearly Rb156 billion, ...

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    Embraer follows big two and cuts ties with Russian airlines

    2022-03-03T12:10:00Z

    Embraer has become the latest aircraft manufacturer to sever ties with Russia following its invasion of Ukraine.

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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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    Which airlines welcomed new aircraft types into their fleets during 2021?

    2021-12-30T09:30:00Z

    Established airlines around the world debuted aircraft types and variants in their fleets during 2021, despite the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We look back at some of the highlights, from nimble narrowbodies through to heavyweight widebodies. 

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    S7 claims Russian first with biofuel-powered A320neo delivery

    2021-12-22T16:59:00Z

    Russian carrier S7 Airlines is claiming to be the first in the country to use biofuel, having taken delivery of another Airbus A320neo, which was flown from Toulouse using a blend of sustainable and conventional aviation fuel. The airline received the aircraft on 22 December. Leased from AerCap, the A320neo ...

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    Russian airlines and Airbus establish sustainable fuel alliance

    2021-12-13T11:53:00Z

    Russian carriers including Aeroflot, S7 Group and Volga-Dnepr Airlines are to co-operate with Airbus and energy firm Gazprom to create an alliance to support development of sustainable aviation fuels. The Eurasian SAF Alliance aims to carry out the first biofuel-powered flight no later than 2024. Fuel specialist Gazprom Neft says ...

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    S7 A321neo was only partially de-iced before in-flight upset

    2021-12-09T10:08:00Z

    Russian investigators have disclosed that the Airbus A321neo involved in a serious in-flight upset after taking off from Magadan had been de-iced only on its wing surfaces and stabiliser. Federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia states that the S7 Airlines aircraft was parked for two-and-a-half hours in heavy snowfall, leading to ...

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    S7 A321neo in-flight upset probe points to ice-ridge distortion of airspeed data

    2021-12-08T08:56:00Z

    Preliminary investigation into the serious in-flight upset to an S7 Airlines Airbus A321neo has found that the aircraft suffered disruption to three air data systems shortly after take-off from Magadan, leading to discrepancies in airspeed information and consequent control problems. The aircraft – bound for Novosibirsk on 2 December – ...

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    Criminal probe examines crew's actions after serious S7 A321neo icing upset

    2021-12-06T09:52:00Z

    Russia’s federal Investigative Committee has opened a criminal probe into the serious in-flight upset incident involving an S7 Airlines Airbus A321neo. The probe will examine the actions of the crew during the 2 December service from Magadan to Novosibirsk. “During the climb, as the aircraft took off from Magadan airport, ...

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    Russian authorities probe flight-control incident after S7 A321neo diverts

    2021-12-04T11:11:00Z

    Russian investigators are probing the circumstances of an incident involving an S7 Airlines Airbus A321neo which made an emergency landing in Irkutsk on 2 December. The aircraft appears to have encountered issues shortly after departing Magadan’s runway 10 for Novosibirsk. It flew a circuitous course in the vicinity of Magadan, ...

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    S7 shows zest for low-cost operation in budget carrier brand

    2021-09-23T22:32:00Z

    Russian operator S7 Group’s new low-cost carrier division will be branded ‘Citrus’ – a name derived from ‘cities of Russia’ to reflect the airline’s aim of offering point-to-point domestic connections. S7 Group is planning to establish an all-Airbus A320neo fleet for Citrus. It says the first four aircraft will be ...

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    S7 Group to set up new A320neo budget carrier for central Russia

    2021-07-28T10:28:00Z

    Russian operator S7 Group is to establish a new low-cost carrier which will commence operations in summer next year. S7 Group says the airline division will exclusively operate Airbus A320neos, four of which are already due to be transferred to the carrier under a preliminary deal. It will ...

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    Russia’s S7 to construct heavy maintenance base at St Petersburg

    2021-06-03T09:57:00Z

    Russian operator S7 Group’s engineering division is to construct a new aircraft maintenance centre at St Petersburg capable of performing checks on both Russian-built and Western aircraft types. S7 Technics says the centre is intended to service aircraft from the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 families as well as ...

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    S7 overtakes Aeroflot in first quarter after riding domestic wave

    2021-05-07T07:56:00Z

    S7 Airlines emerged as the largest passenger carrier in Russia over the first quarter of this year, tipping Aeroflot off the top slot, according to the country’s official civil aviation figures. Federal air transport regulator Rosaviatsia states that S7 carried 3.56 million passengers over the three-month period compared with ...

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    Russia’s S7 to sell off Cyprus Airways stake

    2021-04-15T13:20:00Z

    Russia’s S7 Group is looking to sell its 36.9% stake in Cyprus Airways.

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    S7 Airlines takes delivery of its first 737-800 converted freighter

    2021-02-19T11:33:00Z

    Russian carrier S7 Airlines has taken delivery of the first of a pair of Boeing 737-800 converted freighters. The aircraft are being leased to the airline by GECAS. Freight division S7 Cargo will take responsibility for commercial management of the 737-800BCF aircraft’s capacity. The first aircraft (VP-BEN) ...

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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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    Russia’s S7 introduces premium A319s with low-density layout

    2020-11-11T10:03:00Z

    Russian carrier S7 Airlines has reconfigured a pair of Airbus A319s to increase premium accommodation on the type for high-demand business routes. The carrier has fitted just 96 seats to the aircraft, including 24 in the business-class cabin. S7’s A319s have featured a single-class arrangement with 144 seats, ...