Travellers from Brazil, China, India, Japan, Russia and the US had been showing a strong optimism about visiting European destinations, but then coronavirus struck

Research completed ahead of the recent COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak had indicated that travellers from six key overseas markets were all showing strong optimism about visiting…..

DATA SPOTLIGHT: Russian Federation

This year The Blue Swan Daily will feature some of the leading airlines, airports and country markets for air travel. Here, using the extensive profile insights available…..

Russian airlines dominate at St Petersburg, but arrival of seventh freedom air operations could bring important foreign international air connectivity

Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo International airport has openly called for the imposition of a specific ‘Open Skies’ regime for flights to and from the facility, the…..

Country Insight: #11 – Russian Federation

This year The Blue Swan Daily will countdown the world’s 100 largest aviation markets based upon departure seats in 2018. Here, using the extensive profile…..

Russia’s airports seek to attract 300 million passengers annually by 2024

The head of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya), Aleksandr Neradko, says that growth in air transport services continues in 2019, with 11% overall growth…..

How times have changed! International airlines left Sheremetyevo like a flood, now a new ranking places it not just as Moscow’s finest, but the world’s number one airport

It was not so long ago that airlines were flooding away from Sheremetyevo International airport, Moscow’s main historical gateway to take advantage of improving facilities…..

Cebu Pacific eyes Australia, India and Russia from 2024 with new A321XLRs

Cebu Pacific plans to look at expanding in Australia and launching services to India and Russia from 2024, when it starts taking delivery of its…..

Saint Petersburg airport calls for an open skies regime of its own as it approaches the 20mppa barrier

Saint Petersburg’s Pulkovo International airport has called for the imposition of an Open Skies regime specifically for flights to and from the facility, the main…..

Russians are taking more freely to the air and helping to boost arrivals across Asia-Pacific

It appears to be a boom time for Russian arrivals in Asia-Pacific countries, thanks to a doubling in seat capacity on direct flights from Russia…..

Finland’s Lappeenranta – the alternative gateway airport to Russia that never was

European budget carrier Ryanair has revealed it intends to expand operations from Lappeenranta Airport in southeast Finland over the winter 2019/2020 schedule with routes to/from…..

Qazaq Air becomes Kazakhstan’s third international airline, opening new links to Kyrgyzstan and Russia

Qazaq Air has become Kazakhstan’s third international airline, giving leisure passengers and corporates a new option on regional routes to neighbouring countries. The government owned…..