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Moscow Domodedovo increases border control zone
Moscow Domodedovo Airport has extended its border control zone by opening a new 6,000-square meter, 22-meter high atrium, which allows the airport to handle arriving and departing passengers at different levels.
Russia to require civil servants to fly local carriers
Russia’s Ministry of Labor has prepared a draft of a presidential decree that will require civil servants to choose Russian carriers when traveling on business, except when only foreign carriers serve a necessary route or if fares are sold out for a particular date.
Russia’s Angara Airline to launch first scheduled international flight
Russia’s Angara Airline has started to sell tickets for its first scheduled international flight from Novosibirsk to Lankaran (Azerbaijan).
UTair Russian aircraft
UTair reduces staff 19% since end of 2014
Russia’s UTair has cut its staff 19% since the end of 2014 to 4,171 as of March 31, 2015, according to its first-quarter report published according to Russian Accounting Standards (RAS).
Russian regional RusLine launches new routes from Yekaterinburg
Russia’s regional carrier RusLine Airline has resumed four routes and launched new services from Yekaterinburg Koltsovo International Airport.
Russia: New Kaluga airport set to open 
The new Kaluga International Airport, located 160 km from Moscow, is set to open May 27.
New Rostov airport receives government support
Russia’s Gazprombank will provide a RUB15.7 billion ($312.7 million) loan for Rostovaeroinvest to build new Yuzhny airport at Rostov on Don.
Russian authorities sum up 1Q subsidy program 
Russian airlines carried 29,800 passengers and operated 900 flights in the first quarter within the framework of the regional routes subsidy program.
Russian authorities cancel AOC for Ak Bars Aero
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has canceled the air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Bugulma-based Ak Bars Aero airline.
Russia, China establish new SSJ100 lessor
Russia and China have signed a framework agreement establishing a new joint venture (JV) leasing company, which will order up to 100 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft worth $3 billion over the next three years for carriers in China and Southeast Asia.
Pobeda Airline Boeing 737-800
Aeroflot’s new LCC Pobeda Airline makes top 10 list in Russia
Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Pobeda Airline—which began operations in December 2014—has made the top 10 list of Russia’s biggest airlines, according to passengers carried, for the first quarter.
Russian carriers’ losses grow to $19.4 million in 1Q
First-quarter losses by Russian airlines have increased RUB1 billion ($19.4 million), according to the Russian Association of Air Transport Operators (AEVT), which estimated 2014 full-year losses to be RUB30 billion due to currency rates and passenger traffic decreases.
Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region to sell airport
The government of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region has published a tender for investors to acquire a 51% share of ERA Group, operating as Krasnoyarsk Yemelyanovo International Airport.
Russia’s IAC completes Tatarstan Boeing 737 crash investigation
Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has completed the investigation of the Tatarstan Airlines Boeing 737-500 crash landing at Kazan Airport on Nov. 17, 2013, which killed 44 passengers and six crew members.
Russian antitrust authorities block regional airlines merger
Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has blocked Norilsk-based Taimyr Airlines from acquiring a 47.8% share in Arkhangelsk-based Nordavia Airline.

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