Articles tagged “aeroflot”

U.S. Sanctions May Ban Inbound Flights on Russian Carrier Aeroflot

U.S. Sanctions May Ban Inbound Flights on Russian Carrier Aeroflot

Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg

Political tension between the U.S. and Russia mounts, and this time, Russia's state-run carrier Aeroflot may feel the pinch.

7 months ago

U.S. Issues New Requirements for Russian Planes in Airspace Spat

U.S. Issues New Requirements for Russian Planes in Airspace Spat

Brian Sumers, Skift

The State Department just closed the books on the last long-running airline-related diplomatic saga in Washington — Open Skies agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Now, apparently, the government is turning its attention to a feud with Russia about so-called overflight rights.

10 months ago

Russia’s Aeroflot Loses Money in a Year Most Airlines Are Big Winners

Russia’s Aeroflot Loses Money in a Year Most Airlines Are Big Winners

Associated Press

Unlike Turkish Air and others, Aeroflot doesn't have a reliable network in place to make up for troubles at home.

3 years ago

Ukraine Levies Sanctions Against Russian Airlines

Ukraine Levies Sanctions Against Russian Airlines

Kateryna Choursina, Bloomberg

As its messy conflict with the Russian Federation continues, who can blame Ukraine for wanting to keep suspect Russian aircraft off its soil?

3 years ago

Aeroflot to Gobble Up Its Russian Regional Rival Transaero

Aeroflot to Gobble Up Its Russian Regional Rival Transaero

Associated Press

Transaero was the "Most Improved" winner at Skytrax in a recent year, which is basically the airline equivalent of winning "Best Hustle" in a pee-wee soccer league: Sure you're trying, but you're still not a winner (trust us, we know this personally).

4 years ago

U.S. Airlines Still Lag Far Behind Global Carriers for On-Time Performance

U.S. Airlines Still Lag Far Behind Global Carriers for On-Time Performance

Dan Peltier, Skift

U.S. airlines continue to lag behind foreign carriers for on-time performance. Although Alaska Airlines continuously ranks well for the U.S., its delay percentage is still high compared to many foreign carriers.

4 years ago

Aeroflot Struggles to Launch Low-Cost Carrier Amidst Sanctions

Aeroflot Struggles to Launch Low-Cost Carrier Amidst Sanctions

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

It's a pain to launch a new business when your country's leader is more concerned with starting a new Cold War -- as well as shooting down other passenger aircraft.

5 years ago

Tour Operators in Russia Close as They Feel the Pinch of Sanctions

Tour Operators in Russia Close as They Feel the Pinch of Sanctions

Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg

It's not easy for a tour company to do business when the despotic leader of their country supports the downing of civilian aircraft.

5 years ago

Aeroflot’s New Low-Cost Unit Needs Eased Rules to Combat Ryanair

Aeroflot’s New Low-Cost Unit Needs Eased Rules to Combat Ryanair

Christopher Jasper abd Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Aeroflot has no chance of developing a low cost carrier if it can't level the regulatory playing field against rivals such as Ryanair.

5 years ago

Manchester United has a new airline partner: Russia’s Aeroflot

Manchester United has a new airline partner: Russia’s Aeroflot

Reuters

It's the club's first partnership with a Russian airline, but not its first with a foreign carrier; Turkish Airlines was its most recent official airline.

6 years ago

Aeroflot fires flight attendant over obscene social media post

Harry Alsop, The Daily Telegraph

Although this is how many flight attendants likely feel from time to time, it's best not to capture the emotion, post it to social media, and then hope it doesn't go viral.

6 years ago

Russian airline Aeroflot finally decides to rollout Wi-Fi in 2013

Russian airline Aeroflot finally decides to rollout Wi-Fi in 2013

The Wi-Fi rollout comes some time after its international competitors, which is likely why Aeroflot is starting with long-range aircraft in its efforts to attract flyers and boost customer satisfaction.

6 years ago