Lufthansa German Airlines will close its Frankfurt-Russia’s Yekaterinburg service from Jan. 21, 2014, due to the route’s unprofitability. Yekaterinburg was the only Lufthansa destination in Russia beyond the Ural Mountains. Russia’s UTair announced it will offer transfer flights from Yekaterinburg to several points in Europe, including Dresden and Hannover via Moscow. In April, Lufthansa closed two Russia destinations, Kazan and Perm. It also increased frequencies on routes ...

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