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Aeroflot: Passenger traffic being restored in financially prudent manner
Airline News

Aeroflot: Passenger traffic being restored in financially prudent manner

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 30, 2020

PJSC Aeroflot (Aeroflot) today announces its financial results for the third quarter (Q3) and nine months (9M) ending 30 September ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines launches new Antalya – Moscow flight
Airport news

Pegasus Airlines launches new Antalya – Moscow flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 22, 2020

Pegasus, Turkey’s digital airline, is adding a new route to its growing number of direct flights from Antalya, Turkey, with ... Read More

Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights
Airline News

Aeroflot resumes Moscow-Tokyo flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

National flag carrier and the largest airline in Russia, PJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines, commonly known as Aeroflot, announced that ... Read More

Russia resumes Japan, Serbia and Cuba flights
Aviation News

Russia resumes Japan, Serbia and Cuba flights

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Russia announced that it is resuming flights with three more countries: Serbia, Japan and Cuba. According to the order of ... Read More

Sheremetyevo Airport’s main taxiway construction approved
Airport news

Sheremetyevo Airport’s main taxiway construction approved

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 10, 2020

The Main Construction Expert Review Agency (Glavgosexpertiza) of Russia has approved the design engineering surveys for construction of the remaining ... Read More

Sheremetyevo installs video assistant to help passengers with hearing and speech impairments
Airport news

Sheremetyevo installs video assistant to help passengers with hearing and speech impairments

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 7, 2020

A new digital device at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport provides information to passengers with disabilities, including those with hearing and speech ... Read More

Russian airlines receive permission to resume flights to 24 countries
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Russian airlines receive permission to resume flights to 24 countries

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 5, 2020

Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency announced that Russian airlines received permits for regular flights to 24 countries, as well as ... Read More

Czech Airlines resumes flights to Moscow, Russia
Airline News

Czech Airlines resumes flights to Moscow, Russia

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 25, 2020

The flag carrier of the Czech Republic, Czech Airlines, announced that it will resume flights between Czech Republic and Russian ... Read More

Aeroflot Group: 2020 passenger numbers down 52.2%
Airline News

Aeroflot Group: 2020 passenger numbers down 52.2%

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020

Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines for August and 8M 2020. 8M ... Read More

Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and South Korea
Airline News

Aeroflot resumes regular flights to Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and South Korea

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 22, 2020

Russian flag carrier, Aeroflot, announces that international service between Moscow and Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek), Belarus (Minsk) and Kazakhstan (Nur-Sultan) will restart ... Read More

11 Russian tourists injured in Turkey tour bus crash
Travel Safety & Emergencies

11 Russian tourists injured in Turkey tour bus crash

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 18, 2020

A spokesman for the Russian consulate general in Turkey said that at least eleven tourists from Russian Federation were injured ... Read More

Aeroflot’s Board of Directors approves additional share issue
Airline News

Aeroflot’s Board of Directors approves additional share issue

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 16, 2020

Russia's PJSC Aeroflot announces the results of an extraordinary Board of Directors meeting held on 15 September 2020 with absentee ... Read More

Russia’s Aeroflot resumes flights to Moscow from ‘several countries’
Airline News

Russia’s Aeroflot resumes flights to Moscow from ‘several countries’

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 15, 2020

The spokeswoman for Russian flag carrier Aeroflot announced today that the airline has started selling tickets for passenger and cargo ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot restarts air service to United Arab Emirates
Airline News

Russian Aeroflot restarts air service to United Arab Emirates

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 12, 2020

Russia's national flag carrier air Aeroflot announced the resumption of its flights to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), interrupted this ... Read More

Emirates adds Moscow to its growing flight network
Airline News

Emirates adds Moscow to its growing flight network

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 9, 2020

Emirates will re-start passenger services to Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME) with two flights a week, starting 11 September. The resumption ... Read More

Aeroflot reopens Russian tourism to Maldives, Cairo and Dubai
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Aeroflot reopens Russian tourism to Maldives, Cairo and Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 7, 2020

Aeroflot in September will resume international flights to Dubai, Cairo, and Malé (Maldives). Flights to Cairo will resume from 9 ... Read More

Russian Railways and Belarusian Railway report first fully digitalized transit between Asia and Europe
Transportation News

Russian Railways and Belarusian Railway report first fully digitalized transit between Asia and Europe

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 5, 2020

A pilot inter-modal container transportation was carried out on September 3 from the Port of Ningbo in China through the ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot re-elects Chairman of its Board of Directors
Airline News

Russian Aeroflot re-elects Chairman of its Board of Directors

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 27, 2020

The Board of Directors of PJSC Aeroflot has re-elected Evgeny Dietrich, Russian Minister of Transport, as Chairman. The Board of ... Read More

Cyprus allows some Russian tourists in
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Cyprus allows some Russian tourists in

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 25, 2020

Cyprus' Health Ministry published its new weekly travel list yesterday, announcing that some categories of Russian citizens will be able ... Read More

Russian Aeroflot Group: Passenger numbers plummet due to COVID-19
Airline News

Russian Aeroflot Group: Passenger numbers plummet due to COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 25, 2020

Russia's Aeroflot PJSC today announces operating results for Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot – Russian Airlines for July and 7M 2020. ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: 11.2 million passengers so far in 2020
Airport news

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: 11.2 million passengers so far in 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 22, 2020

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport served 11,228,000 passengers in the first seven months of 2020, including 1,459,000 in July. These figures, ... Read More

Russian Rosneft starts jet fuel sales at Germany’s Stuttgart Airport
Airport news

Russian Rosneft starts jet fuel sales at Germany’s Stuttgart Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 20, 2020

Russian oil producer Rosneft announced today that its German subsidiary, Rosneft Deutschland GmbH, has started jet fuel sales at Stuttgart ... Read More

Russia resumes flights to Turkey’s resorts of Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman
Airline News

Russia resumes flights to Turkey’s resorts of Antalya, Bodrum and Dalaman

mm Harry S. Johnson- August 11, 2020

Russia announced the resumption of air travel from select Russian airports to several Turkish resort destination. Passenger air traffic between ... Read More

Wizz Air re-launches air service between Russia’s St. Petersburg and London
Airline News

Wizz Air re-launches air service between Russia’s St. Petersburg and London

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

Wizz Air UK, a British scheduled airline based at Luton Airport, is planning to resume schedule flights between the Pulkovo ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: 149,000 tons of cargo in first half of 2020
Airport news

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport: 149,000 tons of cargo in first half of 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

Sheremetyevo International Airport handled more than 134,000 tons of cargo and 15,000 tons of mail in the first six months ... Read More

Aeroflot: COVID-19 had significant impact on airline’s financial results
Airline News

Aeroflot: COVID-19 had significant impact on airline’s financial results

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 30, 2020

Russian PJSC Aeroflot today announces its financial results for the second quarter (Q2) and six months (6M) ending 30 June ... Read More

Aviasales reveals: search queries to the UK rocketed
Airline News

Aviasales reveals: search queries to the UK rocketed

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 28, 2020

The number of search queries to the UK rocketed after Russian PM announced borders are reopening. Experts of travel search ... Read More

Vaccine Phase 3 tests in UAE and Russia promising
Breaking Travel News

Vaccine Phase 3 tests in UAE and Russia promising

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm has begun Phase III clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in Abu Dhabi using up ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow will take place as scheduled
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OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow will take place as scheduled

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 16, 2020

The OTDYKH Expo announced that the OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2020 will go ahead as planned from September 8-10. Event organizers ... Read More

Netherlands sues Russia over Malaysia Airlines MH17 shot down over Ukraine in 2014
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Netherlands sues Russia over Malaysia Airlines MH17 shot down over Ukraine in 2014

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

The government of the Netherlands has filed a lawsuit with the European Court on Human Rights (ECHR) against Russia over ... Read More

Turkish Airlines returning to Russia
Airline News

Turkish Airlines returning to Russia

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020

Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier airline of Turkey, announced that is is planning to resume flights to six cities ... Read More

Russia to re-launch international flights to 13 countries
Airline News

Russia to re-launch international flights to 13 countries

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Russian authorities have finalized a list of 13 countries Russian Federation can resume air connections with at the initial stage ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27
Airport news

Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport's international terminal—Terminal D—will resume full operations at 00:00 Moscow time on July 27, 2020. The trains ... Read More

Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers
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Italian Tourism Without USA and Russia Loses Luxury Customers

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

The European Union (EU) opened tourist borders to non-Schengen flights but left Italian tourism without USA and Russia, while in ... Read More

OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow Expo will take place as scheduled
Meeting Industry News

OTDYKH Leisure 2020 Moscow Expo will take place as scheduled

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

After months of stringent measures of the international community to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the OTDYKH exhibition will be ... Read More

EU re-opens borders to visitors from 18 countries, US and Russia not on the list
European travel news

EU re-opens borders to visitors from 18 countries, US and Russia not on the list

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 27, 2020

According to diplomatic sources, EU Committee of Permanent Representatives yesterday approved a draft list of 18 countries, to whom the ... Read More