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…..

Is this a case of Russian Railette? New high speed rail line to be built between Moscow and St Petersburg, but what impact will it have on air routes?

Russia’s presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said president Vladimir Putin has approved the commencement of planning work for a Moscow – St Petersburg high speed…..

Singapore, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Germany are home to those most savvy with their spending and saving

With numerous global forecasts highlighting the current economic climate as a major potential factor in short and medium term development across the world – especially…..

Is Moscow’s latest gateway at Zhukovsky starting to fulfil its promise?

Moscow’s Zhukovsky International Airport, previously known as Ramenskoye (it serves both those cities and also commemorates the scientist Nikolay Zhukovsky), handled 1.2 million passengers in…..

Russia/CIS fleet expected to nearly double over the next 20 years, with 1,200 deliveries

Often overlooked as a “region” in its own right, the CIS states have been quietly enjoying very solid growth over recent years. This has prompted…..

Airline Insight: Yamal Airlines

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airport Insight: Moscow Vnukovo International Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..