INDEPENDENT RUSSIAN airline Transaero plans to begin scheduled services to Frankfurt and Berlin from 26 March.

It already serves Tel Aviv and Eilat, and serves London in conjunction with Riga Airlines Express of Latvia. In June, it is due to start serving Faro and Malaga.

In the CIS, it is to add services to St Petersburg, Samara and Irkutsk this year, as well as Lvov in Ukraine and Karaganda in Kazakhstan. The Turkmenian capital of Ashkhabad, is also due, to receive a service.

Source: Flight International