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Russia’s Transport Ministry has proposed dropping a regulation under which air carriers are obliged to have at least eight aircraft. The move is hoped to pave the way for low-cost companies to enter the market.
Late last week the subject of the Stepanakert airport unexpectedly again appeared in the news as information came from Karabakh that the first Yerevan-Stepanakert commercial flight could be operated within days (the fourth time such a prediction has surfaced).
Moscow, January 21, 2013 - To enhance passenger service quality Transaero Airlines has opened a new call center for customers from a number of European countries that Transaero serves. Now Transaero Airlines passengers from Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal and France can dial direct local numbers to take advantage of toll-free calls to the customer contact center.
Russia’s Transaero Airlines and UTair Aviation have signed a multilateral agreement with Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport to establish interline connections and through rates. The agreement will allow passengers to transfer between UTair’s domestic and Transaero’s international flights.
Czech Airlines will add A330s to its fleet to explore potential new routes to Russia, as well as niche markets in Asia targeting especially China and Japan, Routes News can reveal.
Syrian rebels aided by Islamic militants took control of a crucial military base in the country's North on Friday, following the victory with new offensives on two other bases in a bid to diminish the air supremacy enjoyed by the Assad government.
A plane carrying a Russian hockey team overshot the runway in the city of Saransk, republic Mordovia, in central Russia.
In accordance with the directives of the Russian Federal Authority for Transport Supervision, Rostransnadzor, and referring to the information on the Tu-204 fatal accident at Vnukovo International Airport on December 29, 2012, and information on earlier type’s runway overruns, Transaero has undertaken a comprehensive review of the three Tu-214 aircraft operated by the airline.
Transaero Airlines has summed up its preliminary operational results for the peak New Year holiday period. The airline performed 2,400 flights on 141 routes. It carried more than 395,000 passengers, which is a 23% increase against the previous New Year period. These figures mark a new benchmark in the history of the airline.