Tag: Russia

Gazprom Neft boosts jet fuel sales by a third to a new high

Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, saw jet fuel sales increase by more than a third last year exceeding sales in 2019 before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic driven by innovation and strong performance in Russian airports.. Total sales rose by nearly 28% in 2021 –...

Moscow Sheremetyevo to open third runway on 1 September

Russian gateway Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport will open a third runway on 1 September when an Aeroflot flights departs for St Petersburg. The event will be attended by the Russian Federation’s minister for transport Yevgeny Dietrich and the airport’s Mikhail Vasilenko, along with...

Gazpromneft-Aero to provide aircraft refuelling services at new Russian airport

Gazpromneft subsidiary Gazpromneft-Aero has begun providing regular refuelling services for flights at the new Gagarin international airport in Saratov, Russia. The aviation fuel company says it has received all the necessary licenses and permits to operate the ‘wing-tip’ refuelling services...

Sheremetyevo passenger numbers grow in first half of 2019

Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow has announced its operating results for June and the first half of 2019, with total passenger traffic showing a 14.1 per cent increase year-on-year. The airport served 23 million passengers in total in the first half of this year, which also saw 188,3...

Blissfox break into Russian market with F1-150 tractor

Ground support equipment (GSE) manufacturer Blissfox has announced its expansion into the Russian market with the first sale of its F1-150 aircraft tractor in the country. The Thailand-based company acknowledged Russian GSE supplier DKJET for their support in moving the project forward and ensur...

Baggage handler walkout causes baggage build-up at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport

Anger over salary cuts has led baggage handlers to quit at Russia’s main airport, causing approximately one tonne of uncollected luggage to pile up. The Moscow metro sent workers to help out after the mass walkout, which resulted in hectic scenes as piles of suitcases built up in the airport...

Moscow Domodedovo, S7 airlines implements SITA’s self-bag drop tech

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implemented SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technologyin order to make passengers' journey more efficient and time-saving. The self-bag drop solution was tested on S7 check-in counters since early September and positive feedback was recei...

Sheremetyevo Airport welcomes the World Cup to Moscow

Sheremetyevo Airport in Russia has welcomed the start of the FIFA World Cup 2018. The welcome ceremony was held in the new Terminal B, which was built for the tournament. The new features at Sheremetyevo offer travelers to Russia a first impression of the country. Arriving passengers into She...

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