Articles Tagged ‘Russia’

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?

Analysis of data at 300 European airports reveals winners and losers in 2010 by airport and country; demand up 4.8%

Analysis of data at 300 European airports reveals winners and losers in 2010 by airport and country; demand up 4.8%

We analyse our updated, downloadable spreadsheet featuring traffic and trend data for 300 European airports. Which airports were among the fastest-growing two years running and which were the fastest-growing (and shrinking) country markets?

BRICs and MORTAR: Building for growth in air transport

BRICs and MORTAR: Building for growth in air transport

You’ve heard of the BRIC nations and their burgeoning economies, but we’ve found some more booming air transport markets and come up with the acronym MORTAR. Can you guess which countries are involved? What do they have in common? Air traffic growth of over 15% in 2010, that’s what.


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?

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.

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?


Belavia now serving 32 destinations from Minsk; Stockholm and Tehran latest additions to growing network

Belavia now serving 32 destinations from Minsk; Stockholm and Tehran latest additions to growing network

The national airline of Belarus has launched seven new routes in just over a year. How diverse it its fleet and which routes have been dropped? What share of Minsk airport traffic does the carrier account for?

Rimini benefits from new scheduled services including Rome; Russian charter flights account for significant traffic

Rimini benefits from new scheduled services including Rome; Russian charter flights account for significant traffic

Demand for travel to Rimini airport on the Adriatic coast is extremely seasonal, but which airlines have recently added routes to stimulate traffic? Who operates the Russian charter flights (and where from) and which European ‘city’ destinations are also offered?

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?

Demand for air travel in Russia growing at more than 20%; UTair now #1 domestic carrier; Egypt and Turkey popular

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?