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UTair Boeing 757-200
UTair postpones new aircraft deliveries
Russia’s UTair Airlines is negotiating with Airbus and Boeing on new delivery schedules for its orders for 20 A321s and 40 Boeing 737-800/900ERs, Interfax reported.
Russian carriers need $1.85 billion to stabilize finances
Russia’s air transport industry needs at least RUB75 billion ($1.85 billion) to stabilize in the coming year, according to Moscow-based State Research and Development Institute for Civil Aeronautics.
New Aeroflot budget carrier discloses network
Aeroflot’s new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary—Byudzhetny Perevozchik, which directly translates as Budget Carrier—has launched a website and disclosed its route network.
Belavia Boeing 737
Belarus considers second carrier
Belarus transport authorities are considering adding a second international carrier to compete with Belavia Belarusian Airlines.
Transaero 737-500
Transaero to leave Moscow Sheremetyevo during airport renovation
Russia’s Transaero will suspend services from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport from the IATA winter schedule 2014/2015 due to the renovation of the airport’s northern part, which begins March 1, 2015.
Aeroflot, Transaero cease Toronto flights
Russia’s Aeroflot will close its Moscow-Toronto service Oct. 26, due to low demand, CEO Vitaly Saveliev said.
Red Wings aircraft
Russia’s Red Wings Airlines leases three SSJ100s
Russia’s Red Wings Airlines has leased three SSJ100s from Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co (SCAC).
New Aeroflot subsidiary to fly from Sheremetyevo Airport initially
Aeroflot’s new low-cost carrier (LCC) subsidiary—Byudzhetny Perevozchik, which directly translates as Budget Carrier—will fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport’s Terminal B for the 2014-2015 winter schedule.
Aeroflot pilot Klaus Rohlfs
Aeroflot’s first non-Russian pilot operates first flight
Aeroflot announced its first non-Russian pilot—Klaus Rohlfs, a German citizen—has operated his first flight from Moscow to Prague, following the passage of air code amendments by the State Duma in April allowing carriers to hire foreign pilots.
Aeroflot Boeing 737-800
Aeroflot transfers defunct Dobrolet assets to new airline
Russia’s Aeroflot has begun to transfer the assets of its defunct low-cost startup Dobrolet to a new subsidiary, Byudzhetny Perevozchik, Interfax agency reported quoting Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev.
Russian airline market grows 12.3% from January-August
Russian airlines carried 63.7 million passengers from January-August, up 12.3% compared to the year-ago period.
Aeroflot Boeing 737-800
Aeroflot registers new low-cost carrier 
Russia’s Aeroflot has registered a new low-cost carrier (LCC) subsidiary called Byudzhetny Perevozchik, which directly translates as “Budget Carrier,” after European sanctions forced it to close its Dobrolet startup.
Rostec, Bombardier postpone Q400 assembly in Russia 
Russian authorities have delayed the Bombardier-Rostekhnologii (Rostec) joint venture (JV) to set up a Q400 NextGen final assembly line (FAL) in Russia, due to political and negotiation problems.
Irkut MC-21 to launch first flight in April 2016 
Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has announced the Irkut MC-21 will launch its first flight in April 2016.
Russia may restrict airspace if new sanctions are imposed 
Russia may restrict flights of Western carriers over its territory if new financial and energy sanctions are imposed, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told Vedomosti newspaper.

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