Articles Tagged ‘Russian airlines’

VIM Airlines’ traffic starts to stabilise in recent years; Makhachkala and Simferopol are top destinations for S14

VIM Airlines’ traffic starts to stabilise in recent years; Makhachkala and Simferopol are top destinations for S14

Following a fluctuating pattern since 2005, VIM Airlines’ traffic began to stabilise in recent years, with 1.4 million passengers handled in 2013. As the sixth largest Russian operator (according to Innovata schedule data) expands significantly from its Moscow Domodedovo hub this August, anna.aero investigates VIM’s top 12 routes and reveals which country markets are served […]

Russia's airlines (Aeroflot, Transaero, UTair) and airports (Moscow DME, SVO, VKO and St Petersburg) growing fast

Russia’s airlines (Aeroflot, Transaero, UTair) and airports (Moscow DME, SVO, VKO and St Petersburg) growing fast

Our look at the Russian market reveals just how quickly the country’s leading airports and airlines are growing this year, and provides a handy summary of new international services started by non-Russian/CIS airlines in 2013, including easyJet’s first routes to Moscow.

Yakutia Airlines' growth slows down two years in a row; fleet renewal pending

Yakutia Airlines’ growth slows down two years in a row; fleet renewal pending

Yakutia Airlines owes its name to the diamond-bearing city of Yakutsk in eastern Siberia, but don’t be misled: The airline has strong operations in Moscow Vnukovo and Krasnodar as well.


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 […]

Ural Airlines grows internationally; all-Airbus fleet next week

Ural Airlines grows internationally; all-Airbus fleet next week

Russia’s sixth-largest airline is based in Ekaterinburg. It is currently growing its international network, but from which airports? Which are the airline’s largest markets? And what milestone for the airline takes place this coming weekend?

UTair now Russia’s third-biggest airline; large aircraft orders allow further growth

UTair now Russia’s third-biggest airline; large aircraft orders allow further growth

Official Russian statistics now rank UTair as the country’s third-largest airline by passengers transported, but which geographical market is the airline’s stronghold? Which international country markets has it added this year? And of what types are the 77 new aircraft the airline has on order?


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: 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?

Aeroflot only ranks third in Russian domestic market; mergers will bring airline back in to the lead

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 […]

New Russian LCC launches; Avianova starts domestic flights from Moscow Vnukovo

Airline AnalysisAs 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?