Polina Montag-Girmes



Russia’s MC-21 and IL-114 win new orders at MAKS Air Show
Russian-manufactured aircraft—the Irkut MC-21 and Ilyushin IL-114—won new orders on the second day of the MAKS Air Show.
Aeroflot SSJ100
Aeroflot firms order for 20 SSJ100s
Russia’s Aeroflot has firmed orders for 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft July 18 at the MAKS Air Show.
Irkut MC-21 gets new orders at MAKS Air Show
Russia’s Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) signed a letter of intent with VIM Airlines to lease 15 Irkut MC-21-300s on July 18 at the MAKS Air Show in Moscow.
Russia’s UEC prepares TV7-117ST engine for test flights
Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC) is preparing the turboprop engine TV7-117ST for flight tests, which will be performed with the Il-76LL flying laboratory. The laboratory was presented on the first day of the MAKS Air Show in Moscow.
Russia’s Nordwind Airlines expands fleet with two A330s
Russia’s Nordwind Airlines has taken delivery its first two A330s, which it plans to operate on domestic long-haul routes, connecting the capital with Siberian regions and Far East.
Russia’s Anapa Airport opens new terminal
Russia’s Anapa International Airport has opened a new 11,800 sq m passenger terminal, which is able to handle 600 passengers per hour.
VIM Airlines Boeing 777-200
Russia’s VIM Airlines triples cargo volume in 1H
Russia’s VIM Airlines carried 7,816 tonnes of cargo and 487 tonnes of post in the 2017 first half, tripled from the year-ago period, the airline said July 12.
Russia’s UEC-Saturn posts $10.2 million profit in 2016
Russian engine manufacturer UEC-Saturn, a member of United Engine Corp., reported a 2016 net profit of RUB618 million ($10.2 million) reversed from a RUB2.3 billion net loss in 2015.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair cancels planned Ukrainian service
Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair has canceled flights to Ukraine it had planned to start in October.
Azimuth Airline SSJ100
Russia’s Azimuth Airline takes first SSJ100
Russia’s new regional carrier, Azimuth Airline, took delivery of its first SSJ100 aircraft July 7, the Rostov-on-Don government said in a statement.
SSJ100 improves takeoff performance on short runways
The Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) has gained certification for improved takeoff performance on flights at Sweden’s Stockholm Bromma Airport, which has a short runway of 1,660 meters (2,165 ft.) and is situated within the boundaries of the city.
Russia’s VIM Airlines joins IATA
Russia’s VIM Airlines has joined IATA after having its IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) renewed in May.
Russia’s Pobeda carries 10 millionth passenger
Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary (LCC) Pobeda Airline, which began operations in December 2014, has carried the 10 millionth passenger.
Russian airlines report rising passenger traffic
Russian airlines carried 46.9% more international passengers year-over-year (YOY) in May, reaching 3.7 million passengers for the month.
PowerJet ready to develop SaM146 engines for 130-seat SSJ100
PowerJet, the manufacturer of SaM146 engines for the Sukhoi SuperJet 100 (SSJ100), is ready to develop a more powerful engine for a 130-seat model pending a market review.