Articles Tagged ‘Moscow’

Moscow Sheremetyevo to hit 40 million in 2017; eight new airlines this year; anna.aero meets with airport's Head of Foreign Airlines

Moscow Sheremetyevo to hit 40 million in 2017; eight new airlines this year; anna.aero meets with airport’s Head of Foreign Airlines

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Russia’s busiest airport, handling 34.05 million passengers in 2016, with 40 million expected by the end of this year. anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford travelled to the Russian capital to find out more about Sheremetyevo’s growth from its Head of Foreign Airlines Division, Alexander Nikonov.  

Europe’s most competitive airport pairs and city pairs in S15 revealed

Europe’s most competitive airport pairs and city pairs in S15 revealed

Germans heading for Antalya and Brits heading for the Mediterranean have lots of choice of carriers during the summer but a Russian domestic route has the most airlines competing for passengers this summer. We reveal all.

easyJet launches London-Moscow route as it joins FTSE 100

easyJet launches London-Moscow route as it joins FTSE 100

easyJet has launched its historic London Gatwick Airport-Moscow Domodedovo route. This is our on-site report from the launch from Gatwick and Moscow featuring a special anna.aero route launch cake – and a detailed anna.aero analysis of the London-Moscow air travel market which has seen passenger numbers double in the last decade.


easyJet’s Moscow route kills Heathrow dominance; Norwegian establishes London LGW base

easyJet’s Moscow route kills Heathrow dominance; Norwegian establishes London LGW base

easyJet and Norwegian are announcing big developments from spring 2013 at London Gatwick Airport. But what is the effect of easyJet being awarded the Moscow route over Virgin Atlantic? And what makes Norwegian’s new London base different from its other bases outside the Nordic region?

Czech-Russian liberalisation an effect of booming Moscow-Prague traffic

Czech-Russian liberalisation an effect of booming Moscow-Prague traffic

The Czech-Russian bilateral is about to be liberalised, but what are the developments leading to this decision? How has the Prague-Moscow route developed? And which airports have received traffic spill?

Russia’s Transaero continues rapid growth; EU capacity grows 85% as bilaterals liberalise

Russia’s Transaero continues rapid growth; EU capacity grows 85% as bilaterals liberalise

Transaero has been named a designated carrier to Italy and France as the Russian bilateral with the two EU countries have liberalised in the last few months. But how has the network of Russia’s second-biggest international airline developed as it continues to grow fast? How does it rank in the domestic market? Which Moscow airports […]


Moscow’s largest airport Domodedovo continues rapid growth; SriLankan Airlines and Oman Air coming soon

Moscow’s largest airport Domodedovo continues rapid growth; SriLankan Airlines and Oman Air coming soon

At almost constant growth in the last decade, Moscow Domodedovo has become the biggest airport serving the megacity Moscow, but what is the division between domestic and international passengers? Which international market dominates? And which is the latest airline to begin serving the airport?

Russia’s leading airports growing by 27% in 2010; hosting World Cup in 2018 will bring fresh challenges

Russia’s leading airports growing by 27% in 2010; hosting World Cup in 2018 will bring fresh challenges

World Cup success, WikiLeaks revelations, and EU criticism of its aviation industry; it’s not been a dull time for Russia recently. But how are its airlines and airports actually performing in 2010? How does it differ from 2009?

S7 club: Russia’s first airline joins oneworld: “substantially expanding the network throughout Russia”

S7 club: Russia’s first airline joins oneworld: “substantially expanding the network throughout Russia”

S7 joined Aeroflot as a member of a global alliance this week. How has the airline’s traffic developed, and how focused is it on the domestic market? Which European destinations does it serve from its two biggest bases?


anna.aero in Moscow: Vnukovo doubles capacity with new terminal as fast-growing UTair consolidates #1 position

anna.aero in Moscow: Vnukovo doubles capacity with new terminal as fast-growing UTair consolidates #1 position

The little brother of the Moscow airports has grown up – big time. Vnukovo, which is the airport of choice for Moscow’s wealthy oligarchs as well as the president, is served by fast-growing airlines that have filled up capacity. Soon, a new state-of-the-art terminal will provide more. But which are the airlines that have grown? […]

anna.aero in Moscow: Fast-growing Avianova stimulates Russian market; looking at top 100 cities for expansion

anna.aero in Moscow: Fast-growing Avianova stimulates Russian market; looking at top 100 cities for expansion

We met with the Russian LCC Avianova’s CEO and found out about the airline’s network expansion. Where will it grow? Who does it target? And will the airline start flying internationally?

anna.aero in Moscow: Russia's Transaero growing at 70% in 2010; Miami and New York planned for later this year

anna.aero in Moscow: Russia’s Transaero growing at 70% in 2010; Miami and New York planned for later this year

Russia’s second largest airline is growing fast, but in which markets? Where is it flying to and where is it expanding? What are the challenges it faces? And how is it rearranging its flights in the Moscow airport system?