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Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda (Victory) Airlines announced that it will raise the fares from abroad to Russia by €25 ... Read More

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

New Russian supersonic business jet may fly in three to four years

Supersonic passenger flights were all the rage 30-40 years ago, but they ultimately died out, partially due to safety ... Read More

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Got some cash to burn? Book a room at nuclear-powered Moon base

Wealthy people with some extra cash to burn may soon be able to do just that, and shoot for ... Read More

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

Why deadly Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash did not affect demand for aircraft

According to Russian Minister of Industry and Trade, the deadly May crash of Russia's ill-fated Sukhoi SSJ-100 Superjet in ... Read More

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

How Union Pay acceptance in Russia makes travel to Moscow easier?

Union Pay is a Chinese Credit card that can be used in more than 150 countries around the globe. ... Read More

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

Where are the most boring travel and tourism city destinations? According to Russian visitors, Helsinki is the most boring ... Read More

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over ... Read More

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

Russia to modernize and expand Saudi Arabia’s railway network

The joint agreement between Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Russian Railways and the Saudi Railway Company was sealed as ... Read More

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Russian national flag carrier's flight attendant must have been very surprised when one of the passengers on Aeroflot flights ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, ... Read More

Moscow – Bahrain Flights: Bahrhain Tourism welcomes new charter

Moscow – Bahrain Flights: Bahrhain Tourism welcomes new charter

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) welcomed passengers who arrived on the first charter flight of the new ... Read More

In $5.5 billion blow to Boeing Russian Aeroflot cancels order for 22 Dreamliners

In $5.5 billion blow to Boeing Russian Aeroflot cancels order for 22 Dreamliners

As the grounding of the 737 MAX jet stretches into its eighth month, troubled US aerospace giant Boeing just ... Read More

Russian  attack helicopter destroys VIP stands at Indonesian military parade

Russian attack helicopter destroys VIP stands at Indonesian military parade

Russian Mi-35 attack helicopter was taking part in a military parade held in Indonesia, when the pilot flew too ... Read More

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today that the first tour of Southern Kuril Islands for Japanese tourist group has ... Read More

Georgian Airways suing Russia for $25 million

Georgian Airways suing Russia for $25 million

Georgia's national flag carrier, Georgian Airways, has filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Rights against the Ministry ... Read More

Air taxi craze: Russian firms race to produce flying car

Air taxi craze: Russian firms race to produce flying car

Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects announced that a special laboratory was established at Siberian Aeronautical Research Institute in ... Read More

Turkish Airlines Istanbul flight returns to Moscow when drunk passenger becomes disorderly

Turkish Airlines Istanbul flight returns to Moscow when drunk passenger becomes disorderly

Turkish Airlines flight from Moscow to Istanbul had to return to Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport because of a rowdy ... Read More

Russia and Botswana go visa-free on October 8

Russia and Botswana go visa-free on October 8

An intergovernmental visa waiver agreement between Russia and Botswana, signed by foreign ministers Sergey Lavrov and Unity Dow on ... Read More

Russia’s new MC-21 passenger plane makes emergency landing outside of Moscow

Russia’s new MC-21 passenger plane makes emergency landing outside of Moscow

Russia's new Irkut MC-21 single-aisle twinjet passenger aircraft, which performed an experimental flight, made an emergency landing at Zhukovsky ... Read More

Charges filed against pilot in Sukhoi Superjet disaster that killed 41 people

Charges filed against pilot in Sukhoi Superjet disaster that killed 41 people

The charges were filed today against the captain of the Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 passenger plane that burst into flames ... Read More

Russia’s Aeroflot Deputy CEO arrested in $3.8 million fraud case

Russia’s Aeroflot Deputy CEO arrested in $3.8 million fraud case

Moscow's Basmanny Court ordered arrest of Vladimir Alexandrov, the Deputy CEO of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot, on charges of ... Read More

Russian ‘Spidermen’ invade Moscow and St. Petersburg subways

Russian ‘Spidermen’ invade Moscow and St. Petersburg subways

Spiderman-clad acrobats have been showing off their 'superpowers' to subway riders in Russia’s Moscow and St. Petersburg, but their ... Read More

Georgian Prime Minister supports resumption of direct flights between Georgia and Russia

Georgian Prime Minister supports resumption of direct flights between Georgia and Russia

Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia, has welcomed a possible improvement in relations with Russia, namely the resumption of ... Read More

Russia’s Platov International Airport launches flights to Sanya, Hainan

Russia’s Platov International Airport launches flights to Sanya, Hainan

Platov International Airport (part of the holding Airports of the Regions) in Rostov-on-Don, Russia will launch flights to the ... Read More

Fox invades Moscow’s busy Domodedovo Airport

Fox invades Moscow’s busy Domodedovo Airport

Airline passengers passing through Moscow’s busy Domodedovo International Airport were surprised to see an unlikely jetsetter poking around the ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport hosts its first open yoga session

Moscow Domodedovo Airport hosts its first open yoga session

On September 29, Moscow Domodedovo Airport conducted its first open yoga session to celebrate World Heart Day. Yoga teachers ... Read More

Russian Arctic National Park welcomes record 1306 visitors in 2019

Russian Arctic National Park welcomes record 1306 visitors in 2019

The Russian Arctic National Park, which is Russia’s northernmost and biggest nature reserve (8.8 million hectares), which unites the ... Read More

Russia to rename notorious Sukhoi Super Jet SSJ-100 as part of its upgrade

Russia to rename notorious Sukhoi Super Jet SSJ-100 as part of its upgrade

Russia's Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) press service said on Friday that renaming of Sukhoi Super Jet - 100 (SSJ-100) ... Read More

Russian Convention Bureau presents MICE tourism opportunities to participants of press tour

Russian Convention Bureau presents MICE tourism opportunities to participants of press tour

The Russian Convention Bureau keeps its efforts of the previous year in introducing opportunities of Russia for holding large-scale ... Read More

NordStar and Swiss Air passenger jets narrowly avoid mid-air collision over Moscow

NordStar and Swiss Air passenger jets narrowly avoid mid-air collision over Moscow

NordStar and Swiss airlines' passenger planes nearly collided in Moscow airspace, according to media reports. A source in the ... Read More

Russia’s Foreign Minister wants flights between Russia and Georgia to resume

Russia’s Foreign Minister wants flights between Russia and Georgia to resume

Resuming direct flights between Moscow and Georgia would be a right thing to do, because the majority of Georgian ... Read More

Azur Air plane with 344 on board makes hard landing in Russia, 49 passengers injured

Azur Air plane with 344 on board makes hard landing in Russia, 49 passengers injured

Forty nine passengers were injured as an Azur Air Boeing 767 jet with 344 people aboard made a hard ... Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport unveils 3D airport maps offering route planning

Moscow Domodedovo Airport unveils 3D airport maps offering route planning

Moscow Domodedovo Airport added interactive maps to its official app. Passengers can use the new feature to find their ... Read More

European budget air carriers line up for Russia’s St. Petersburg flights

European budget air carriers line up for Russia’s St. Petersburg flights

British EasyJet, Irish Ryanair, and Hungarian Wizz Air have applied to operate from Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. ... Read More

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport announces opening of its third runway

Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport announces opening of its third runway

The third runway at Sheremetyevo International Airport was commissioned on 19 September 2019. The Special Representative of the President ... Read More

Russia’s Irkutsk regional authorities move to restrict tourism on Lake Baikal

Russia’s Irkutsk regional authorities move to restrict tourism on Lake Baikal

Local authorities in Russia's Irkutsk region have adopted new Rules for the organization of tourism and recreation in the ... Read More