Russia’s Aeroflot will launch its new Far East subsidiary Aurora Airline by the end of the week. Aeroflot holds a 51% stake and the Sakhalin regional government owns 49% of the new subsidiary. Aurora has received its first Airbus A319 in the new livery and will fly from Moscow to the Far East before the end of the week. By year end, Aurora will have four A319s; two additional A319s/320s will arrive at the beginning of 2014. All of the aircraft are from Aeroflot’s fleet. By ...

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