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Russian carriers to cut international networks
Several Russian carriers have cut their international networks due to a decrease in passenger traffic, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia.
Russia to reduce taxes for domestic airlines
The Russian government has approved a bill to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) from 18% to 10% for airlines operating domestic flights.
Cathay Pacific A340-300
Cathay Pacific to cease Moscow operations from June 1
Hong-Kong-based Cathay Pacific will cease Moscow flights from June 1, due to decreasing number of passengers and growing operational costs of the route, the carrier said in a statement.
Russia’s international traffic down in Jan-Feb; domestic travel grows
Russia’s international traffic was down 14.5% in January-February, while domestic passenger numbers grew 12.4%.
Red Wings SSJ100
Red Wings develops network from Saint Petersburg
Moscow Domodedovo-based Red Wings will launch three domestic routes from Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport.
Lufthansa A319
Lufthansa: No plans to significantly reduce Russian network this summer
Lufthansa does not plan to significantly reduce flights to Russia for IATA’s 2015 summer season despite a decrease in Russia’s international traffic.
Ural Airlines A321
Russia’s Ural Airlines seeks government help
Ural Airlines, Russia’s sixth biggest carrier, has requested government guarantees, spokesperson Sergey Antonov has confirmed.
S7 Airlines A320
S7 Airlines to launch flights from Surgut
Russia’s S7 Airlines is set to launch Airbus A320 services from Surgut to Novosibirsk, Ufa and Samara.
Georgian Airways A319
Russia and Georgia postpone temporarily regulations
Russian and Georgian aviation authorities have agreed to temporarily postpone flight regulations between the countries through March 28.
Russia to invest $5.7 billion into airport infrastructure through 2020
The Russian government will invest RUB350 ($5.7 billion) billion in the country’s airport infrastructure from 2015-2020.
14 Russian carriers have used regional fleet subsidies since 2012 
Fourteen Russian airlines have used government subsidies to lease regional aircraft since 2012.
Saint Petersburg airport to increase international network
Spanish budget carrier Vueling and Brussels Airlines will launch flights to Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo Airport in the IATA 2015 summer season despite Russia’s international traffic decrease.
Aeroflot A320
Aeroflot Group reports 2014 net loss of $274.6 million
Aeroflot Group reported a full-year net loss of RUB17.1 billion ($274.6 million) as of Dec. 31, 2014, reversed from a net profit of RUB7.33 billion in the year-ago period.
Changi Airports consortium to operate Vladivostok airport 
A consortium led by Singapore’s Changi Airports International (CAI) has won a tender for acquiring the shares of Vladivostok International Airport.
UTair Airline A321
UTair to request $280-$260 million in state aid 
Russia’s UTair Airline plans to ask for state guarantees of RUB18-RUB38.4 billion ($280-$600 million) and is preparing documents to apply for state support, according to UTair CEO Andrey Martirosov.

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