Russia’s Azur Air provides VIP B757
20.04.2021 – 15:13 UTC
Azur Air (ZF, Krasnoyarsk Yemelyanovo) has taken shipping of its tenth B757-200, VQ-BZE (msn 26330), which will be operated in a VIP configuration on behalf of luxury travel specialist LOTI.
The 24.9-year-old Boeing narrowbody owned by AerCap was deregistered in the United States on April 6, 2021, and subsequently ferried from Marana through Portsmouth and Shannon to Moscow Vnukovo around the program of April 11-14, 2021. It is because of to be re-registered as RA-73029.
The aircraft is configured for up to 72 passengers in an all-small business-course layout. Until eventually July 2020, it was operated by Uk charter expert TAG Aviation (United Kingdom) (VIP, Farnborough) on behalf of TCS World Vacation and Four Seasons.
LOTI released in late 2020 and focuses on the higher-conclusion leisure marketplace. It presently sells deal luxury excursions to the Maldives and Seychelles including flights operated by possibly Azur Air or Aeroflot.
According to the ch-aviation fleets superior module, Azur Air’s remaining 9 B757-200s seat up to 210 or 238…
Russia suspends Zanzibar flights, restricts Turkey routes
19.04.2021 – 04:35 UTC
Russia suspended all flights to Tanzania and restricted providers to Turkey on April 15 until eventually at least June 1, in line with a conclusion created by the Russian Anti-Coronavirus Disaster Centre headed by Deputy Primary Minister Tatyana Golikova. Flights will resume as shortly as the Covid-19 predicament in individuals countries stabilises, she stated.
All passenger and cargo flights have been suspended under the guidelines other than for two scheduled flights among Moscow and Istanbul New for every 7 days by a Russian provider – the flag carrier Aeroflot (SU, Moscow Sheremetyevo) – and two by a Turkish carrier, probable Turkish Airlines (TK, Istanbul New).
Charter flights making certain the Akkuyu Nuclear Electricity Plant’s ongoing design in southern Turkey, which the Russian state-owned atomic electrical power company Rosatom is assisting to make, have also been permitted to continue.
It is not the initial time Russia has reduce air travel to and from other countries through the pandemic. On April 16, it extended the suspension of flights with the United Kingdom until June 1, with the disaster centre citing…
Aeroflot lawyers go on demo in ₽250.6mn embezzlement case
23.03.2021 – 05:48 UTC
A prison circumstance involving attorneys billed with attempting to embezzle at the very least RUB250.6 million rubles (USD3.36 million) from Aeroflot (SU, Moscow Sheremetyevo) has come to demo at Moscow’s Gagarinsky District Court, the Russian Legal Details Agency (RAPSI) has described citing court documents.
Vladimir Alexandrov, a previous deputy common director at Aeroflot for lawful and home difficulties Tatiana Davydova, also a former director of the authorized division and external legal professionals Alexander Slivko and Dina Kibets will show up just before the courtroom.
They are charged underneath Portion 4 of Report 159 of the Legal Code of the Russian Federation, which aspects fraud on an in particular massive scale, fully commited as aspect of an organised team and using an official position.
The legal professionals were being arrested in Oct 2019. In accordance to the prosecution, while Alexandrov and Davydova gained their remuneration, they allegedly signed solid contracts on the provision of authorized providers with Kibets and Slivko involving 2015 and 2018, contracting the function out to them at an inflated charge. Yet the companies continued to be dealt with by workforce in the…