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Dassault to highlight Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2018

Falcon 8X celebrates first year in service with Russian operators Dassault Aviation will showcase its Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet and the latest version of its Falcon 900LX large-cabin long range Falcon business jet at this year’s edition of the Russian Business Aviation Exhibit (RUBAE), which opens on September 12 at the Vnukovo 3 business… Read More ›

Record-setting Gulfstream G500 to visit Rubae 2018

Certified, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream’s Static Display In Advance Of Customer Deliveries Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 will be on display at the 2018 Russian Business Aviation Exhibition (RUBAE), Sept. 12-14, in Moscow. The G500’s RUBAE debut comes just after the aircraft earned its U.S. Federal Aviation Administration type… Read More ›

Threshold – FOI examines what this buzzword means

The term threshold often appears in current defence policy documents – although usually without any explanation of what it means. An FOI report investigates what lies behind the concept. Threshold has become something of a fashionable concept in the defence sector. It is used in the Swedish parliament’s defence bills, and in the defence ministry’s… Read More ›

Aeroflot Announces Results Of Board Of Directors’ Meeting

PJSC Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces the results of the Board of Directors’ meeting held on 2 February 2017 and chaired by Kirill Androsov. The meeting agenda included the following items: PJSC Aeroflot flight safety in 2016. In 2016 PJSC Aeroflot completed a total of 715 thousand flight hours, up by 52 thousand year-on-year…. Read More ›

Traffic growth and airline profitability were highlights of air transport in 2016

Preliminary figures released today by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) indicated that the total number of passengers carried on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion in 2016, a 6.0 per cent increase over last year. The number of departures rose to approximately 35 million globally, and world passenger traffic, expressed in terms of total scheduled… Read More ›

Russia’s S7 Airlines joins the E-Jets operators’ family

Just weeks after receiving the Type Certificates from the Russian authorities for the E170 and E175 jets, Embraer announces that S7 Airlines will be the first operator of the E170 in the country. The airline signed an agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease 17 E170 pre-owned jets, therefore not impacting Embraer’s order… Read More ›

Aeroflot to Transport Ski Equipment Free of Charge

Ahead of the coming winter season Aeroflot announces that starting from 1 November, 2016 to 15 May, 2017 it provides a free extra baggage piece to carry one set of skiing equipment with a total weight of up to 23 kg. A set of skiing equipment includes a ski bag containing a pair of skis… Read More ›

Boeing, AZUR air Announce Partnership to Improve Operational Efficiency

Optimized Maintenance Program uses data analytics to save airline time, money Boeing (NYSE: BA) and AZUR air announced today that Boeing will implement its Optimized Maintenance Program service for the airline’s 757 and 767 fleet. Powered by Boeing Analytics, the program will reduce scheduled maintenance labor costs, lower materials costs and improve airplane maintenance ground… Read More ›

Aeroflot proposes tougher measures to deal with disruptive passengers

Aeroflot has set out proposals to give Russian airlines more power to deal with disruptive passengers, in line with leading global standards for deterring anti-social behavior on board aircraft. Aeroflot’s proposals were supported by President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with the Group’s CEO, Vitaly Saveliev. During the meeting it was noted that the behavior… Read More ›

Zetta Jet Adds Two More Global 6000 Business Jets to its Growing Fleet.

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that Zetta Jet, the fast-growing private jet operator based in Singapore, has exercised options for two Global 6000 ultra-long range business aircraft. Zetta Jet currently operates a fleet consisting exclusively of six aircraft from the Global family. The company’s total aircraft order with Bombardier stands at four firm Global 6000… Read More ›

Cessna Citation Latitude achieves EASA certification and La Mole operational capability.

Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) with deliveries underway in the region. “We are thrilled to offer the Citation Latitude to our European customers,” said Kriya Shortt, senior… Read More ›

Interview with Alexander Mikheev Chief Executive Officer Rusian Helicopters.

    HME : When and why was Russian Helicopters created as an integrated industrialist? Alexander Mikheev : “Russian Helicopters” was established in 2007 in order to consolidate all Russian helicopter engineering companies, R&D centers as well as a number of enterprises manufacturing main helicopter component parts.  Before, in the Soviet times, all helicopter engineering companies… Read More ›


Another brand new Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft joined the Mexican Interjet’s fleet on the 20th of May. The aircraft (MSN95066) was rolled out from the SuperJet International’s facility in Venice (Italy) and took off from the “Marco Polo” Airport for its ferry flight to Mexico, stopping in Keflyavik (Iceland) and Bangor (Maine, USA). “The… Read More ›

Over one half of Dobrolet tickets for june booked on first day of sales.

More than a half of all tickets offered by low-budget airline «Dobrolet» for June were booked during the first day of sales. The sale was opened on May 26 at 23:17 Moscow time, and within the first 24 hours 13.7 thousand tickets were booked on Moscow-Simferopol-Moscow route. From June 11 to June 22, the load factor on flights from Moscow to Simferopol is 99.9%, from June 27 to 30 100% of seats are… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins high-fidelity image generation systems featured on new Sukhoi Superjet 100 simulators.

Three Sukhoi Superjet 100 full-flight simulators featuring Rockwell Collins image generation and projection systems are successfully operating in SuperJet International training centers in Moscow and Venice, as well as in Aeroflot Airlines training facilities.Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company, the manufacturer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, purchased the simulators, which feature Rockwell Collins’ EP™-1000CT image generation system.Rockwell Collins image generation systems are software-centric, can run on a range of hardware… Read More ›

UTair to Exhibit at YugraTour-2013 Trade Fair.

UTair Aviation will participate in the 12th YurgaTour-2013 specialized tourist trade fair that will take place in Khanty-Mansyisk on November 14-16, 2013. Trade fair visitors will have an opportunity to become acquainted with the UTair five-passenger Eurocopter AS350 helicopter on display in the outdoor performance area. UTair Aviation is an active passenger carrier in the Khanty-Mansyisk… Read More ›

Aeroflot Launches “A Heart With Two Wings” Charity Program.

Aeroflot launched a new program «A Heart with two wings» that will provide assistance to children with serious and rare illnesses living in remote areas of our country and requiring hi-tech medical care which cannot usually be provided in their home region. At the same time, travelling to the place of treatment often represents a serious financial problem for many parents. Under «A Heart with two wings»… Read More ›

Boeing Delivers First Next-Generation 737-800 to Russia’s Rostec.

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today delivered the first Next-Generation 737-800 to Aviation Capital Services LLC, a subsidiary of the State Corporation Russian Technologies (Rostec). Aviation Capital Services has leased the airplane to Russia’s flag carrier, Aeroflot. This delivery is the first of 50 Next-Generation 737s Aviation Capital Services has on order, including 737-800s and 737-900ERs. “Russian… Read More ›

SWISS to introduce new Zurich-Kiev service.

Swiss International Air Lines is to add Kiev to its European route network from the start of the 2013/14 winter schedules. The Ukrainian capital will receive daily service from Zurich from 27 October onwards. The flights will be operated with Airbus A320 equipment seating 152 passengers. “Alongside our new long-haul destination of Singapore, we’re also… Read More ›

Aeroflot Open International Innovation Contest Grand Final.

Aeroflot Open International Innovation Contest Grand Final will take place in Moscow starting from March 01 till March 03, 2013. This is the first time such a contest is held in Russia. The main goal of this competition organized in partnership with the Federal Business Incubators Network «Open Innovation Inc.» is to develop a concept of «In-flight Entertainment Platform». Teams of professional developers and university students took part in the… Read More ›

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