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Russian airline to shut flights to Damascus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot will shut down its service to Damascus Aug 6 due to business reasons, an airline official said Monday."Yes, we will close ... Read more...

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CSKA Moscow land Aeroflot sponsorship deal


July 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) National carrier Aeroflot has become a general partner of Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow in a $9 million sponsorship deal that also sees the ... Read more...

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Russia may blacklist air passengers, pilots


May 16th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pilots who violate work rules and unruly passengers could be blacklisted in Russia under a bill now in parliament, an MP said.Andrei Andreev, chairman of ... Read more...

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Russian stewardess fired for tweet on Sukhoi crash


May 11th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stewardess from Russia's largest airline Aeroflot has been fired after she left a derogatory comment on Twitter about the fatal crash of a Sukhoi ... Read more...

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Russian plane carrying 44 people goes missing near Jakarta


May 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft disappeared near a mountain south of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday while carrying out a demonstration flight, officials said. ... Read more...

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Russian airline to send soccer fans free to Euro 2012


April 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia's flagship Aeroflot airline and the Russian Football Union signed an agreement to send Russian soccer fans to Euro 2012 free of charge in June.According to ... Read more...

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Russia restricts Belarusian airline


April 6th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian national airline Belavia said it has been barred from performing flights to all destinations in Russia except Moscow.Russia and former Soviet state Belarus have ... Read more...

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Sukhoi to sell 10 Superjet to Indian firm


March 15th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), a subsidiary of the Russian defence aircraft major Sukhoi, will be selling 10 Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft to an Indian ... Read more...

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World cup hosts Russia better organised than Brazil: Blatter


January 21st, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is better prepared now for the 2018 World Cup than Brazil is for the tournament just two years away, FIFA president Sepp Blatter ... Read more...

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Russians may fly for free to Euro 2012: Putin


January 20th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Jan 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football fans deserve to have free flights to the 2012 UEFA European football championship matches to be held later this year in Ukraine ... Read more...

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Russia to reduce pilot training to three years


October 13th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Transport Ministry has proposed cutting the civil air pilot training programme from five to three years, a ministry source said on Wednesday.The sector ... Read more...

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Russian carrier cancels flights to New York


August 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot has cancelled its flights to New York on Saturday and Sunday due to hurricane Irene which is approaching the US East ... Read more...

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Russian flight controllers claim aliens spoke to them in ‘cat-like language’


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Air traffic controllers in Siberia claim to have been buzzed by a high-speed UFO with a female sounding alien speaking to them in an unintelligible cat-like language.The object ... Read more...

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Russian billionaire asks Putin to stop FSB secret service agents from stealing his empire


February 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19(ANI): Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev has told Prime Minister Vladimir Putin that a gang of corrupt FSB secret service agents and policemen were plotting to steal his multi-billion pound business ... Read more...

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Russia’s Aeroflot to fly stranded passengers


December 29th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of travellers, stranded at Moscow airports following an ice storm, will be taken to their destinations by Aeroflot Wednesday, the airline said."For today we were tasked ... Read more...

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Travel companies go back to risque adverts to boost sales


October 14th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): Travel companies are back to featuring risque adverts as they are being hit by the economic downturn and the competition.According to the Wall Street Journal, airlines are ... Read more...

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Raunchy ads ‘put flight attendants at sexual abuse risk’


July 1st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 01 (ANI): Lewd and obscene airline ads are putting flight attendants putting cabin crew at risk of sexual harassment and abuse, Australia's peak flight attendant union has warned.The warning comes ... Read more...

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140 mn cubic metres ash spewed from Iceland volcano


April 19th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iceland's volcano has spewed about 140 million cubic metres of ash over the past three days, Icelandic scientists have said. The Institute of Earth Sciences of the ... Read more...

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Virgin inspired-Aeroflot sexing up airline crew


July 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Russian airline Aeroflot is in for a big image makeover -they are sexing up their staff on the lines of the crew of Virgin Atlantic.Infamous for rusting Soviet ... Read more...

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Russian plane makes emergency landing after windscreen crack


June 11th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Novosibirsk (Russia), June 11 (RIA Novosti) A Russian airbus with 122 people on board has made an emergency landing in the western Siberian city of Novosibirsk following a crack in its windscreen, ... Read more...

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World’s major air accidents in 2008


February 13th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (Xinhua) US Continental Airlines flight crashed Thursday in suburban Buffalo in northern New York State, US, killing all 48 onboard and one on the ground. The following is a ... Read more...

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Russian flight attendant jumps to death from Mumbai hotel


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) A Russian airline crew member died after jumping from the 16th floor of the Hotel Trident Oberoi here early Monday morning, a police official said. The deceased, identified ... Read more...

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No terror link with plane crash: Russia (Lead)


September 15th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (RIA Novosti) Russia Monday ruled out terror link with Sunday's plane crash in the Russian city of Perm which killed all 88 on board and said the black box ... Read more...

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88 killed in Russian plane crash


September 14th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow , Sept 14 (ANI): At least 88 people died when a Boeing-737 airliner they were flying in crashed in the Sibera region. No casualties were reported on the ground as ... Read more...

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Plane crash in Russia kills 87


September 14th, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (Xinhua) A passenger plane crashed in Russia's Ural region killing all 87 passengers on board, Russian news agencies reported Sunday.The Boeing-737 jet, which belonged to Russia's Aeroflot airline, crashed ... Read more...

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Russia’s Aeroflot to resume talks to acquire Italian carrier Alitalia


April 18th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
DPA Porto Rotondo (Italy), April 18 (DPA) Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian prime minister-elect Silvio Berlusconi announced Friday that Russian airline Aeroflot would renew its interest in Italy's ailing flagship carrier, Aitalia. ... Read more...

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