Articles Tagged ‘Moscow’
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 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
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
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
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?
Demand for air travel in Russia growing at more than 20%; UTair now #1 domestic carrier; Egypt and Turkey popular
The Russian market is back in growth mode and the battle to be #1 in the domestic market is intensifying. Which are the leading international markets and which are the leading carriers on international routes?
Vueling responds to Spanair; Porter adds Moncton; two new US hub routes; Belavia increases Moscow options; Highland Airways and Viva Macau cease flying
Several interesting route announcements from Belarus, Canada, Spain and the USA, plus some analysis on two airlines that stopped flying this week. One operated Jetstream 31s, the other Boeing 767s.
Avianova, bmibaby, Delta, Ryanair, US Airways, Virgin Blue lead field of competitive new route announcements
This week’s new route annoucements included bmibaby going back to Germany, Delta entering the busiest US route, Ryanair giving Ciudad Real its first international route and US Airways heading both north and south of the border.
Aeroflot only ranks third in Russian domestic market; mergers will bring airline back in to the lead
Aeroflot may be beaten by two airlines in the vast domestic Russian market, but how does its international focus compare to the domestic? What will be the effects of the proposed mergers? Which are the airline’s top destinations and which notable countries does it not serve? And which routes have recently been added and which […]
As one LCC bites the dust in Central Europe, another takes flight. Avianova began flights this week using two A320s to four destinations. But which well-known investment company is a major partner?
The rapid collapse in air travel demand has been almost as dramatic as its growth in 2007 and early 2008. We highlight the trends over the last 18 months and reveal which are the leading domestic routes. Which airline has added 10 domestic routes in 2009?
Transaero’s fleet of over 40 mostly Boeing aircraft include 747s and 777s. These have helped it to rank #2 after Aeroflot among Russian airlines for international traffic. How seasonal is demand for the airline and what are its network priorities for 2009?