Articles tagged “aeroflot”

Airlines Don’t Hire Enough Female Pilots: New Study

Airlines Don’t Hire Enough Female Pilots: New Study

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

On a relative basis, U.S. carriers have more female pilots than airlines in many other regions. But even in the United States, it's still not enough. Elsewhere, including in the Middle East and Russia, airlines have extremely few female pilots, according to new data. That must change.

2 months ago

Multiple Deaths Reported in Fiery Aeroflot Crash at Moscow Airport

6 months ago

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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

4 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?

4 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.

5 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