Polina Borodina

Russia to liberalize rules for Kyrgyzstan 
Russian aviation authorities have offered to remove all restrictions on the number of frequencies and destinations between Russia and Kyrgyzstan.
Sukhoi Superjet 100
SSJ100 achieves certification for narrow runways 
Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee has certified the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) to operate on narrow, 30-meter wide runways.
Rostec board approves Ramenskoye Airport development 
The Rostekhnologii (Rostec) board has approved an investment development project to turn Ramenskoye Airfield into a low-cost carrier (LCC) airport.
Aeroflot A320
Aeroflot to spend $82 million on dividends 
Aeroflot will allocate RUB2.77 billion ($82 million)—25% of the company’s net profit—to dividends for 2013.
Belavia Boeing 737
Belavia orders three Boeing 737-800s 
Belavia Belarusian Airlines has ordered three Boeing 737-800s, in a deal valued $272 million at current list prices.
UTair A321
UTair moves forward on Yermolino Airport reconstruction 
Russia’s UTair Aviation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Kaluga regional government and Interior Ministry to renovate Yermolino Airport for low-cost operations.
Aeroflot, Transaero sells nonrefundable tickets 
Russia’s Aeroflot and Transaero Airlines are selling nonrefundable tickets, Russia news agency ITAR-TASS has reported.
Sukhoi Superjet 100
Sukhoi Superjet 100 achieves CAT IIIa ICAO certification 
Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee has granted CAT IIIa ICAO certification to the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) to execute automatic landings.
Dobrolet Boeing 737-800
Dobrolet to launch four new destinations in August 
Aeroflot’s new low-cost (LCC) subsidiary Dobrolet will launch four new destinations in August, from Moscow to Volgograd, Samara, Perm and Ufa.
Russian VIM Avia considers Embraer E-195 
Russia’s VIM Avia is considering adding the Embraer E-195 to its fleet, according to airline spokesperson Elena Fedorova.
UTair Express SSJ100LR
UTair Express, PowerJet sign technical support agreement 
Russia’s UTair Express Airlines has signed a technical support agreement with PowerJet for the SaM146 engines that power its fleet of Sukhoi Superjet 100LRs (SSJ100LRs).
Transaero to use EFBs in all flight phases 
Russia’s Transaero Airlines is set to launch electronic flight bag (EFB) Class 2, enabling the use of electronic documents on portable devices during all phases of flight.
Transaero Boeing 767-300
Transaero to launch Moscow-Taipei direct flights 
Russia’s Transaero Airlines is set to reopen Moscow-Taipei flights. From July, 3, the carrier will operate weekly Boeing 767-300 service between the cities.
Russia to allow carriers to compile passenger ‘black lists’ 
Russia’s state Duma has amended its air code to allow carriers to compile a passenger “black list.”
Simferopol Airport opens for international flights 
Crimea’s Simferopol Airport has opened for international flights after Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order establishing state border crossing points at the airport.

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