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Pobeda airline will reduce flights to Italy until May due to falling demand
Pobeda Airlines (part of the Aeroflot Group) will reduce the frequency of flights to Italy until May 2020 due to falling demand in this area.
ATOR: tourist flow to South Korea has fallen since the end of January
Bookings of tours to South Korea have fallen sharply since late January after the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic in China. Rostourism and Rospotrebnadzor recommended Russian citizens to refrain from traveling to this country, as well as to Iran and Italy, where the infection also spreads.
Tours to Japan will fall in price
The demand for Japan from Russian tourists has been steadily growing in recent years. This year the trend will continue due to lower prices for tours. This will be connected with an increase of the intensity of flights and an expansion of the geography of flights.
New air lines launched between Moscow and India’s Mumbai
Indian and Russian air carriers are introducing new services from Mumbai and Delhi to Moscow. Around 450 000 people flew between India and Russia in twelve months ending December 2019, a growth of around ten percent over the previous year.
Royal Flight plans new charters to Cuba
Royal Flight airline received permission for charter flights from Moscow to Cuba. The carrier will be able to fly to Holguin and Varadero from the capital of Russia from March 29 to October 24.
Aeroflot cancels half of China flights amid coronavirus chaos
Russia’s flag carrier Aeroflot has canceled half of its flights to and from China as inbound traffic from there has drastically declined due to coronavirus fears.
Aeroflot to launch non-stop flight between Moscow and Singapore
Air links between Singapore and Russia will be boosted in October with the launch of Aeroflot‘s non-stop service from Moscow to Changi Airport.
Tourist flow from Russia to Sri Lanka in 2019 reached a historical maximum
The tourist flow to Sri Lanka from Russia in 2019 reached a historic maximum, exceeding 86,5 thousand people.
Aeroflot will start flying from Moscow to Osaka in June 2020
Aeroflot airline will begin to fly from Moscow to Osaka from June 1, 2020. The flights will be operated four times a week.
France counts on a million Russian tourists
By the end of 2019, the Russian tourist flow to France will grow by at least 10% in annual terms. Tour operators note greater dynamics of sales in one of the most popular European destinations among Russians.
Tour operators confirm significant growth of flow to Montenegro
For 9 months of this year, the tourist flow from Russia to Montenegro grew by 22,6% and amounted to more than 280 thousand trips. Tour operators confirm the trend. It is clear that the main growth share occurred in the summer season.
Demand for winter Tenerife grew by 30% among Russians
Experts explain the increase in demand for Tenerife by a combination of a number of factors that this year stimulate an increase of interest. Among them are the year-round season and the availability of tour operators’ blocks of seats on regular flights.
Who was the best in Turkish sky?
Turkey was the leader of the summer season 2019. And Alexander Ermolaev - Mag.travel commercial director has suggested the colleagues of the closed travel public in social media to vote for the best air company during this summer season. Turkish airlines company was excluded from the start. This poll has caused the heated discussion. Travel experts expressed their attitude to the air carriers - participants of Turkey destination by voting.
Experts estimated prospects of expanding transportation to Slovenia
Aeroflot Airlines intends to increase the frequency of flights to Ljubljana from 7 to 14 times. Experts believe that such an increase of flights is not profitable.
Tour operators significantly expand their assortment in Armenia
This winter season Armenia promises to become one of the fastest growing destinations on the Russian market. Against the background of a rapid decline of the Russian tourist flow to Georgia, large tour operators significantly expand their assortment in Armenia, offering new resorts and types of holidays in this country.
Aeroflot again cancels flights to Sri Lanka
Aeroflot Airlines has notified partners about the cancellation of the flight program to Colombo from the beginning of September till the end of October 2019. The carrier offers passengers a refund, tour operators are looking for alternative flights.
Russian airlines cancel flights to Сzech after Ministry withdraws permission
Russia’s national carrier Aeroflot and two other airlines from the country have canceled several flights to and from Czech on Tuesday after the country’s Transport Ministry withdrew permits for the flights, the BBC in Russia reported. The Russian airlines have limited air traffic between Prague and the airports of Moscow and Yekaterinburg, the report said. Later on Tuesday, the Czech Ministry of Transport reported that flights of Russian airlines were once again allowed – but only until July 7.
Aeroflot and Vietnam Airlines concluded an agreement on joint operation of flights
Aeroflot and Vietnam Airlines have signed an agreement on the joint operation of domestic and international flights (code-sharing) in Vietnam and Russia. It was reported by the press service of the Russian airline. Code-sharing applies to Aeroflot flights on the following routes: Moscow (Sheremetyevo) - Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh, Moscow (Sheremetyevo) - St. Petersburg, Ufa and Krasnodar; and also on Vietnam Airlines flights on the routes Hanoi - Moscow (Sheremetyevo), Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City - Phu Quoc, Nha Trang.
Direct flights to Bali have been resumed
From July 1, Rossia Airlines (a subsidiary of Aeroflot) resumes direct flights from Moscow to Denpasar (Indonesia, Bali). Flights will be operated twice a week. The flights are carried out according to the following schedule: from Moscow to Denpasar by flight SU6295 on Mondays and Thursdays at 01:40 with arrival in Denpasar at 19:00 (local time). From Denpasar to Moscow with flight SU6296 on Mondays and Thursdays at 21:10 with arrival in Moscow at 04:55 (local time). According to Rossia Airlines, the flights are carried out on Boeing 777-300 (21 seats of business class and 436 of economy class).
Aeroflot connects Sheremetyevo to Marseille
On June 1, Russia’s largest airline, Aeroflot, launched regular flights from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo to Marseille. The route will be operated five times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays by the 140-seat A320 aircraft. According to OAG Schedules Analyser, Aeroflot will face competition from French carrier Aigle Azur twice-weekly through the carriers A320 operations (Fridays and Sundays).
Ellinair and Aeroflot signed a partnership agreement
The CEO of the Greek carrier Ellinair, Thanos Paschalis, announced the conclusion of a partnership agreement between Ellinair and Aeroflot airlines. The announcement was made during a solemn event held in Athens on the occasion of the celebration of the five-year anniversary of Ellinair airline.
Aeroflot cancels flights to Sri Lanka and Bali
According to the schedule on the Aeroflot website, the flights operated by Rossia Airlines (part of Aeroflot group) from Moscow to Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Denpasar (Indonesia, Bali Island), will be canceled after May 11 until July 2019. Tourists are offered a refund "within 30 days."
Aeroflot will transport tourists to Majorca for the price of a charter
The Russian airline Aeroflot starts to fly on the summer flight schedule, which will operate from March 31 to October 26, 2019. Two new international routes of the national carrier caused special attention among tourism community. From June 1, passengers will be offered direct flights from Moscow to Palma de Mallorca (Spain) with a frequency of 4 times a week and to Marseille (France) - 5 times a week.
Aeroflot launches ticket sales for flights to Palma de Mallorca
Aeroflot has begun ticket sales for flights to Palma de Mallorca, the capital of the Spanish island Mallorca. Regular flights on the Moscow – Palma de Mallorca – Moscow route will launch on 1 June 2019. Four weekly flights on Airbus A320 aircraft will operate on the following schedule: