American Airlines will begin seasonal Saturday Philadelphia (PHL)-Vail/Eagle, Colorado (EGE) Boeing 757 service from Dec. 21.

Aeroflot LCC subsidiary Pobeda Airlines will launch 2X-weekly Moscow Vnukovo-Riga (Latvia) Boeing 737-800 service from July 5; the flight becomes daily from Sept. 16.

Russia’s Smartavia Airline will start 2X-weekly Gelendzhik service from Moscow Domodedovo from July 10 and 3X-weekly flights to Anapa from July 11; and weekly St. Petersburg-Gelendzhik service from June 19. All flights will use Boeing 737 family aircraft.

Russian regional carrier RusLine will launch weekly Yaroslavl-Sochi Bombardier CRJ200 service from June 1 and Yaroslavl-Simferopol (Crimea) from June 2.

Yamal Airline will begin 2X-weekly Tomsk-Nizhnevartovsk Bombardier CRJ200 service from May 19. The carrier also started Tyumen-Simferopol (Crimea) Sukhoi Superjet 100 and Airbus A320 service, becoming daily from May 31.

KrasAvia Airline re-launched 2X-weekly Krasnoyarsk-Barnaul service with Let L-410 and Antonov An-24 aircraft. The cities have not been connected for two years.