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An Aeroflot and Lufthansa aircraft taxi at Munich International Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

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 served until November 2001. And once again, starting on April 2, the flight will be operated on Aeroflot's Boeing 777-300ER once per week on Fridays. The route is blocked at…

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…