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Early Bird Registration Now Open for 26th OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market

Early Bird Registration Now Open for 26th OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market

Following the success of the 2019 event, the dates for the upcoming OTDYKH Leisure fair 2020 have been announced. ... Read More

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

A resourceful grifter has set up his own private 'Russia-Finland border' and charged four illegal migrants a thousands of ... Read More

Pilot charged in deadly Moscow Superjet crash that killed 41 people

Pilot charged in deadly Moscow Superjet crash that killed 41 people

Russian civil aviation authorities announced that they have finished the investigation of a passenger jet crash at Moscow's Sheremetyevo ... Read More

Aeroflot  Board of Directors decision

Aeroflot Board of Directors decision

PJSC Aeroflo  announces the results of a meeting of the Board of Directors held on 28 November 2019. The ... Read More

Aeroflot will no longer send boarding information via text messages

Aeroflot will no longer send boarding information via text messages

Aeroflot Russian Airlines announced that from December 2 it will stop informing passengers about boarding via text messages. Text ... Read More

Russia’s Aeroflot to launch new Goa, Mumbai, Chengdu, Osaka and Singapore flights

Russia’s Aeroflot to launch new Goa, Mumbai, Chengdu, Osaka and Singapore flights

Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot is planning to launch new long-range international routes to India's Goa and Mumbai, China's Chengdu, ... Read More

UAE fund in talks with Russia about developing supersonic passenger jet

UAE fund in talks with Russia about developing supersonic passenger jet

Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy of Russian defense and technology company Rostec said that United Arab Emirates-based ... Read More

Russia to produce 72 new MC-21 passenger planes a year by 2025

Russia to produce 72 new MC-21 passenger planes a year by 2025

Official from Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) announced today that the aircraft manufacturer is planning to produce six MC-21 ... Read More

Russia announces plans for Moon base

Russia announces plans for Moon base

Executive Director for Science and Long-Term Programs of Russian space agency Roskosmos, Alexander Bloshenko, announced on Monday that Russia ... Read More

Russian minister: Norway wants to buy Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Russian minister: Norway wants to buy Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Russia’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov announced on Saturday that Russia conducts negotiations with Norway to sell its ... Read More

Pobeda Airlines: Poor airport services in Russia will lead to more accidents

Pobeda Airlines: Poor airport services in Russia will lead to more accidents

The leadership of Russian Pobeda (Victory) Airlines issued an official statement, warning of possible an increase in the number ... Read More

Russia plans to develop old Sakhalin airport into major international air hub

Russia plans to develop old Sakhalin airport into major international air hub

The Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Airport on Russia’s Sakhalin Island, also called Khomutovo, may be developed into a major international flight connection ... Read More

Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security

Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security

Russian aviation authorities announced that Russian Federation has postponed the planned resumption of charter flights to Egypt, as the ... Read More

Russian citizen shot while trying to cross illegally from Mexico to USA

Russian citizen shot while trying to cross illegally from Mexico to USA

The press service of the US Customs and Border Protection said that a US Border Patrol agent has discharged ... Read More

Combat drone crashes next to apartment building in Russia

Combat drone crashes next to apartment building in Russia

According to the Russian Investigative Committee’s Moscow transport investigative department, an unmanned combat drone has crashed on Saturday in ... Read More

Kremlin: No comment on Aeroflot ‘fat cat’ incident

Kremlin: No comment on Aeroflot ‘fat cat’ incident

"I don’t think that the Kremlin must and can make any comment on the situation with the cat and ... Read More

$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction

$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction

Commenting on a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Monday that dozens of criminal cases and ... Read More

Russian adventurer eyes longest hot air balloon flight world record

Russian adventurer eyes longest hot air balloon flight world record

At the age of 67, Russian adventurer Fyodor Konyukhov has completed several round-the-world trips, crossed the Atlantic 17 times, ... Read More

Russian fat cat owner tricks airline with ‘cat double’

Russian fat cat owner tricks airline with ‘cat double’

A Russian cat owner detailed in his Facebook post the spy movie-style tricks and sneaky (but successful) tactics in ... Read More

Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds

Over half of Russian holidaymakers did not travel in 2019 due to lack of funds

More than half of  Russian holidaymakers postponed or skipped their trip this year due to financial problems, Russian RIA ... Read More

Russian police looking for pilot who let his girlfriend ‘drive’ passenger plane

Russian police looking for pilot who let his girlfriend ‘drive’ passenger plane

Russian police is looking for a yet unidentified Russian airline pilot after footage of a woman behind the controls ... Read More

Another Russian ill-fated SSJ100 passenger jet makes emergency landing

Another Russian ill-fated SSJ100 passenger jet makes emergency landing

According to Russian aviation officials, yet another SSJ100 Sukhoi Superjet-100 passenger aircraft, with 80 passengers and six crew on ... Read More

Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight

Zanzibar welcomes over 500 Russian tourists on inaugural commercial B747 flight

Zanzibar is now receiving a weekly flight from Moscow throughout the European winter season, operated with a Boeing B747 ... Read More

Why is UK travelers’ dream spot a disaster?

Why is UK travelers’ dream spot a disaster?

A poll of 2,000 adults revealed UK travelers’ dream holiday destinations. The number one ranking spot turns out to ... Read More

Cargo van crashes into private plane at Russia’s Pulkovo Airport

Cargo van crashes into private plane at Russia’s Pulkovo Airport

A bizarre traffic incident occurred at the Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the airport’s maintenance vans ... Read More

Norwegian Air Shuttle denies buying Russian ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Norwegian Air Shuttle denies buying Russian ill-fated Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 planes

Norway's low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has denied media reports about the carrier purchasing ill-fated Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet SSJ-100 ... Read More

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

The resort city of Sanya on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, plans to compete with Turkey in ... Read More

When OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market 2019 ended

When OTDYKH International Russian Travel Market 2019 ended

When the curtain closed on the 2019 edition of OTDYKH, the International Russian Travel Market, over the course of ... Read More

Flights from Moscow to Sharm al Sheikh? When and how are they resuming?

Flights from Moscow to Sharm al Sheikh? When and how are they resuming?

Russian President Putin and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt discuss flights non stop from Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kazan, ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s first budget airline FlyArystan launches Moscow flight

Kazakhstan’s first budget airline FlyArystan launches Moscow flight

Kazakhstan's first low-cost airline FlyArystan announced the start of ticket sales for its first international route from Nur-Sultan to ... Read More

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