Aeroflot relaunched daily Airbus A320 Moscow-Tbilisi, Georgia service from Oct. 26, after Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, announced Sept. 15 that scheduled flights could resume between the countries.
Russian aviation authorities have removed all restrictions for Turkish carriers on service to Sochi International Airport for the next three IATA seasons. The move is part of the Russian government’s plan to recoup the investment on airport renovations to prepare for last year’s 2014 Winter Olympics.
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 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.
Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new management team is reviewing all parts of its operation to determine if any changes to fleet and network plans are required, president and COO Jaime Bautista said....More