Aeroflot subsidiary Aurora Airline—which serves Russia’s Far East—has forecasted it will carry 1.4 million passengers in 2016, a 20% year-over-year (YOY) traffic increase, according to CEO Konstantin Sukhorebrik. Aurora carried its millionth passenger in the middle of October. Sukhorebrik said the growth is because of an increase in the region’s commuter traffic. Regional flights are subsidized by local governments. In the first half, Aurora carried 607,040 ...

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