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Aeroflot A320 taxiing to the gate at Berlin Brandenburg. (Photo: AirlineGeeks|James Dinsdale)

Aeroflot Adds New A320neo, Works Toward Further Domestic Recovery

Russian national carrier Aeroflot announced on Tuesday it had welcomed its first Airbus A320neo to its young fleet, becoming the first airline to operate the aircraft type in Russia. The new aircraft — registered in the airline's home country as VP-BPQ and bearing the name of Anatoly Dobrynin, a Russian diplomat in the late 20th century — is powered by CFM International Leap-1A engines. It was initially meant to be delivered to aircraft lessor CDB Aviation in November 2020 but…

Aeroflot Launches Flights to Seychelles

On Friday, Aeroflot announced the launch of flights from Moscow to Mahé, Seychelles — a country in the western Indian Ocean comprised of a collection of islands. The news arrives after Seychelles authorities reported the reopening of borders in late March. According to data from theaeronetwork, this route was previously…

Russia’s Aeroflot Secretly Carries Passenger Abroad Under Guise of Cargo

Russian Airlines, commonly known as Aeroflot, has been secretly operating exclusive luxury flights abroad for approximately a month despite Russian Government’s international travel ban, the business daily Vedomosti, which was previously a joint venture between Dow Jones and the Financial Times, reported. As Russia’s coronavirus cases continue to rise at…

Aeroflot Expected to Add A350 to North American and Asian…

Romanian site Aeronews.ro is reporting that Aeroflot has decided on routes for its soon-to-be-delivered Airbus A350 aircraft. The aircraft will be implemented on routes from Moscow-Sheremetyevo Airport to New York-JFK, Miami, Beijing, Delhi, and Seoul. The first A350 is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2020, even…

Aeroflot Expected to Add A350 to North American and Asian…

Romanian site Aeronews.ro is reporting that Aeroflot has decided on routes for its soon-to-be-delivered Airbus A350 aircraft. The aircraft will be implemented on routes from Moscow-Sheremetyevo Airport to New York-JFK, Miami, Beijing, Delhi, and Seoul. The first A350 is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2020, even…

Aeroflot ‘Deports’ American Passengers to India

Russian airline Aeroflot had a group of stranded passengers deported to India, even though they were U.S. citizens according to a report in the publication Little India. The events occurred in January but became public now after a U.S. Department of Transportation complaint was filed against the airline. Passengers Marc…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Vladivostok Air

With the rise of air travel in the 1930s, airports started appearing around the Soviet Union for military and commercial purposes. Along with the new airports came rising levels of air travel and the creation of Vladivostok Air. The airline started as a hydroplane corporation with flights between Vladivostok and…