Polina Montag-Girmes

UTair Airline A321
UTair to get capital injection from regional governments
UTair Airline will receive a RUB11.5 billion ($175 million) capital injection from the government of Russia’s Khanty-Mansi autonomous area.
Kyrgyz’s Avia Traffic Co. 737 crashes on landing
Kyrgyz’s Avia Traffic Co. Boeing 737 ran out of runway while landing at Osh Airport in Kyrgyzstan on Nov. 22.
Rossiya Airlines A321
Russia’s Rossiya Airlines names new CEO
Aeroflot subsidiary Rossiya Airlines has appointed Aeroflot deputy CEO Dmitry Saprykin as its new CEO.
Russian investigators: Air Samara pilots blamed for landing accident
Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has blamed Air Samara pilots for the hard landing accident of a Beechcraft B300 on Nov. 25, 2014.
AirBridgeCargo 747-8F
Russia’s AirBridgeCargo takes delivery of 747-8Fs
Boeing delivered two 747-8Fs to AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), part of Volga-Dnepr Group.
Russia to enhance aviation security 1
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, is developing a new set of security measures to prevent “any illegal interference into airlines and airports activities within the country and abroad.”
Volga-Dnepr Airlines Ilyushin Il-76ТD-90VD
Volga-Dnepr Il-76 makes first landing on ice airfield
Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Airlines Ilyushin Il-76ТD-90VD aircraft has landed for the first time on an ice airfield in Antarctica.
EgyptAir A330-200
Russia bans EgyptAir flights to Moscow
Russian aviation authorities have banned EgyptAir from flying into Russia. The Egyptian flag carrier, which operated 3X-weekly Cairo-Moscow scheduled services, was forced to cancel flights from Nov. 14.
Pobeda Airlines 737-800
Russia’s Pobeda Airlines to launch first international service
Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Pobeda Airlines will launch daily Boeing 737-800 Moscow Vnukovo-Bratislava (Slovakia) Dec. 19, its first international route.
Aeroflot subsidiary Aurora Airlines wins IOSA approval
Aeroflot subsidiary Aurora Airlines has achieved IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) certification following an assessment of its operational management and control systems.
Dubai Air Show: Cairo Aviation charter to get 10 MC-21s
Egypt’s KATO Investment has ordered six MC-21s with four options from Russia’s Irkut Corp. for its subsidiary Cairo Aviation at the Dubai Air Show.
Dubai Air Show: SCAC could deliver up to 100 SSJ100s to Iran
Russia’s Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. (SCAC) could deliver up to 100 Sukhoi Superjet 100s (SSJ100s) to Iran if sanctions against the country are lifted.
Metrojet A321 crash debris in Wadi al-Zolomat
Russia increases Metrojet A321 crash search area
Russia’s Emergency Control Ministry (EMERCOM) has increased the search area in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula from 30 sq km to 40 sq km where Metrojet’s Airbus A321 crashed Oct. 31.
S7 Airlines Boeing 737-800
S7 Group owner abandons Transaero deal
S7 Group co-owner Vladislav Filev—who bought 51% of Transaero shares right before authorities pulled its air operator’s certificate—has pulled out of the deal.
Metrojet A321 crash debris in Wadi al-Zolomat
Egypt to lead Metrojet A321 crash investigation 1
Egyptian aviation authorities will take the lead in the investigation of the Metrojet Airbus A321 crash, which occurred Oct. 31 in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula shortly after takeoff from Sham el-Sheikh airport.
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