Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has distributed the allocations of foreign pilots that Russian airlines can hire following the passage of air code amendments by the State Duma in April allowing carriers to hire non-Russian pilots.
Moscow Domodedovo Airport has concluded a contract to build the second segment of its passenger terminal, which will nearly double terminal space by December 2016 in a RUB27 billion ($723.5 million) expansion project.
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended Bylina Airline’s air operator’s certificate (AOC), effective Sept. 1, after carrier’s management revealed the airline could no longer operate due to financial problems.
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has suspended Moskovia Airline’s air operator’s certificate (AOC), effective Aug. 29, after CEO Mikhail Alexeev revealed the carrier could no longer operate flights due to financial problems.
Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has offered to equip Red Wings Airlines with Tupolev Tu-204 aircraft to be used on flights to Crimea after Aeroflot’s new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Dobrolet suspended flights Aug. 4 due to sanctions imposed by the European Union.
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