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Kiev announces new rules for Russia’s Aeroflot and Transaero

Kiev announces new rules for Russia’s Aeroflot and Transaero

The Ukrainian State Aviation Service has limited flights over the country’s territory for Aeroflot and Transaero. They make regular flights to Bulgaria, Turkey, Israel, Greece and Egypt and will now follow a special regime of transit flights through Ukraine, Interfax reports.Aeroflot and Transaero will need permits from the State Aviation Service of Ukraine for every single flight over Ukraine.

American and European airline companies stop flights to Israel

American and European airline companies stop flights to Israel

All U.S. and the largest European airlines have stopped flights to Israel. Over 90 missiles were launched at Israel from Gaza yesterday. About 70 of them landed in Israel, including one in an empty nursery. The Iron Dome missile system intercepted about 18 missiles. One missile landed near Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. Russia's Transaero and Aeroflot had to return their planes to Moscow. Turkish Airlines cancelled flights to Israel. Compared with an average of over 140 missiles launched at Israel, the number of launches has dropped.

Flight Baku - Moscow to depart with an 18-hour delay

Flight Baku - Moscow to depart with an 18-hour delay

 Detainee Baku - Moscow sent a 18-hour delay Mon July 21, 2014 19:38:40 Flight Baku - Moscow (SU 1853) Russian airline "Aeroflot", who was arrested on Monday with a 6:10, will be sent at 22:00, said the Heydar Aliyev …

Chess in the Caucasus

Chess in the Caucasus

Anatoly Karpov: “The knot of problems in the Caucasus and Ukraine can be undone only through negotiations”

Aeroflot and UTair refuse to open regular flights to Georgia

 Russian airline companies Aeroflot and UTair have refused to start regular flights to Georgia, News Georgia reports.The Russian Federal Aviation Agency said that it would give permission for Moscow-Tbilisi flights only on condition of …

Aeroflot closes 17 flight routes

Aeroflot closes 17 flight routes

Aeroflot has stopped operating 17 flight routes: flights from Rostov-on-Don and Mineralniye Vody to Yerevan; flights from Mineralniye Vody, Rostov-on-Don and Sochi to Tashkent; flights from Saint-Petersburg to Odessa and other destinations, News.am reports.The company explained that passengers were not using the routes.

Sevastopol Airport to become air hub

Sevastopol Airport to become air hub

The Belbek Airport in Sevastopol will be modernized within the framework of the program for the development of transportation infrastructure in Crimea, Maksim Sokolov said, RIA Novosti reports.The airport will be modernized the accept the …

Flight tickets to Crimea drop in price

Russian President Vladimir Putin has lifted the VAT for flight tickets to Crimea. The VAT will no longer be collected for the tickets starting on June 1, 2014, Lenta.ru reports.The VAT for the tickets totals 18%.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev proposed increase of the number of flights to Crimea and reduction of ticket prices to 7,000-8,000 rubles in late March. He emphasized that the tickets should cost less than tickets to Turkey and Bulgaria.

Russia denies hindering of charter flights to Georgia

Russia denies hindering of charter flights to Georgia

Spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich has denied information about attempts to block Aeroflot charter flights to Georgia, Business Georgia reports.According to media reports quoting the Russian Federal Aviation Agency, the Foreign Ministry recommended the commission for airline permits to give Aeroflot no permissions for charter flights to Georgia. Ural Airlines and S7 Airlines are making such flights at the moment.Aeroflot may renew flights to Georgia after a 5-year break in April.

Crimea expects cheaper Aeroflot flight tickets

Crimean Minister for Resorts and Tourism Yelena Yurchenko said that Crimea hoped for cheaper Aeroflot flight tickets for Russian tourists planning holidays on the peninsula, ITAR-TASS reports.The minister clarified that tourists could use …

Aeroflot makes regular flights to Kazakhstan again

Aeroflot makes regular flights to Kazakhstan again

Aeroflot has started making flights to Kazakhstan again, starting with Moscow-Karaganda-Moscow flights on March 10, Gazeta.ru reports.Aeroflot plans to open more flights in Kazakhstan.

Aeroflot restores daily flights to Georgia

TAV Georgia, the manager of Tbilisi Airport, and Aeroflot (Russia) have concluded their talks. Russia plans to use the Airbus A320 to make daily flights to Georgia, Business Georgia reports.TAV Georgia, being responsible for the ticket …

Finland may renew regular flights to Sochi

Finland may renew regular flights to Sochi

Russia has recommended that Finland renew their regular flights to Sochi. The protocol for negotiations that Russian and Finnish aviation authorities have planned says that Finnish companies have been given permission to fly to nine Russian …

Russia’s Aeroflot to stop flights to Georgia

Russia’s Aeroflot to stop flights to Georgia

Aeroflot, a Russian air company, plans to stop flights to Georgia and will only restart them after the restoration of flight links blocked in 2008, Business Georgia reports.Georgia and Russia have no direct flight connections. Aeroflot was …

Armenia to liberalize air transportation with five countries

Armenia to liberalize air transportation with five countries

Armenia will sign agreements liberalizing air links with Ukraine, Iran, Turkmenistan, Iraq and Kuwait, said Artem Movsisyan, head of the Main Civil Aviation Directorate, ArmInfo reports.Such agreements have already been signed with the US, …

Tickets for planes to Sochi to become cheaper

Tickets for planes to Sochi to become cheaper

Vitaly Savelyev, Director General of Aeroflot, said that tickets for Moscow-Sochi flights will become cheaper during the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. They will cost 5,000 rubles from January 1, 2014, Interfax reports.The new prices will be available for tickets to fly on February 7-23 and March 7-16.

Aeroflot to return to Georgian market

Aeroflot to return to Georgian market

Russian air company Aeroflot is going to return to the Georgian market. The corresponding talks have already been launched, the administration of Tbilisi International Airport informs.

Aeroflot vows to keep flight prices to Sochi unchanged

Aeroflot vows to keep flight prices to Sochi unchanged

Aeroflot (Russia) said that ticket prices for flights to Sochi will not rise in 2014, according to a deal signed by Alexander Zhukov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee, and Vitaly Savelyev, Director General of Aeroflot, RIA Novosti reports.Aeroflot plans to transport over 800 athletes and members of delegations and their luggage.