Polina Montag-Girmes

Aeroflot 737-800
Aeroflot renounces 13 Transaero route designations
Russia’s Aeroflot Group has renounced 13 route designations that were transferred to the carrier after the bankruptcy of Transaero Airline last year.
Russian airlines ask authorities to reconsider subsidy program rates
Russian airlines have requested the Ministry of Transport to reconsider the rates for subsidized routes in the Far East, Kaliningrad and Crimea programs.
Russia’s biggest airlines see 1Q traffic growth, despite downward trend
Russian airlines carried 5.8 million passengers in March, down 2.7% year-over-year (YOY), and 16.5 million passengers in the first quarter, down 2.8% YOY, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia.
UTair 767-300
Russia’s UTair to increase flights from Saint Petersburg
Russia’s UTair Airline will operate than 50 weekly flights to13 destinations from Saint Petersburg in the IATA 2016 summer season.
Russia’s commuter subsidy program doubles in growth in 1Q
Russian airlines carried 78,400 passengers in the first quarter through the commuter subsidy program, more than doubled from 29,800 passengers in the year-ago period.
UTair 767-300
UTair passenger traffic up 17.8% in 1Q
Russia’s UTair Airline carried 1.2 million passengers in 1Q 2016, up 17.8% year-over-year.
AirBridgeCargo 747
Moscow Sheremetyevo, Volga-Dnepr to develop cargo hub
Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group and Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) have joined efforts to facilitate the development of the cargo industry in Russia.
Russia’s UAC widens net loss to $1.5 billion in 2015
Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) reported a 2015 net loss of RUB108.7 billion ($1.5 billion), widened from a net loss of RUB13.7 billion in the year-ago period.
Russian carrier resumes Krasnodar-Gelendzhik regional service
Russia’s Orenburg Airport Airlines, operating under the Orenburzhye brand, plans to launch Krasnodar-Gelendzhik regional service, which has not been operated for 20 years.
Red Wings SSJ100
Red Wings to cease SSJ100 operations
Russia’s Red Wings Airlines will cease Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) operations in May.
Czech Airlines A319
CSA Czech Airlines develops Russian network
Czech Airlines plans to launch 2X-weekly Prague-Kazan Airbus A319 service and resume 2X-weekly Prague-Ufa A319 flights from April 27 and 28, respectively, according to Russian authorities.
Rossiya Airlines 747 new livery
Russia's Rossiya Airlines takes first Boeing 747 in new livery
Aeroflot Group’s consolidated regional subsidiary Rossiya Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747 in a new livery.
Bankrupt Transaero pays down debt to Vnukovo airport
Russia’s Transaero Airlines—which ceased operations in October 2015—has paid RUB320 million ($4.65 million) out of a RUB1.5 billion debt to Moscow Vnukovo International Airport.
S7 Airlines to be first A320neo family operator in Russia 2
S7 Airlines has agreed to lease three A321neos from Air Lease Corp. (ALC) and has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for two A320neos, making S7 the first A320neo family operator in Russia.
Rossiya Airlines to take aircraft with new livery in April 
Aeroflot’s consolidated regional subsidiary Rossiya Airlines will take delivery of aircraft with the new livery in April, Aeroflot said in a statement.
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