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Dana is a Travel Tomorrow reporter. She graduated in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

18 April 2023

Large increase in passengers for Russian airlines expected this year

The aviation industry came to almost a complete stop when the pandemic began, but while most countries started recovering in 2022, Russia still lagged behind due […]
20 March 2023

Russia to spend $3.9 billion for acquiring foreign leased aircraft

On March 15th, authorities in Russia announced that they had allocated about 300 billion rubles (about $3.9 billion) to buy aircraft from foreign leasing companies. The […]
2 March 2023

Rich Russians “travelled with a vengeance” post-pandemic, despite war

Despite the war in Ukraine and looming economic crisis, rich Russians returned “to international travel with a vengeance post-pandemic”, revealed an analysis from ForwardKeys. Over the […]
10 February 2023

Investigators link Putin to 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine

On 17 July 2014, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was shot down while flying over eastern Ukraine. […]
29 September 2022

Russia says goodbye to Airbus and Boeing

Russia has announced that it want to produce 1,000 passenger aircraft by 2030 using locally made parts, state technology company Rostec told Reuters on Wednesday September […]
26 September 2022

Military mobilisation in Russia could leave aviation industry without staff

One-way flights from Russia quickly sold out last week after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered on 21 September the immediate call-up of up to 300,000 reservists. […]
23 September 2022

Russian pilots no longer allowed to train in Türkiye

After the war broke out in Ukraine, countries around the world took action and started sanctioning Russia. The restrictions include banning Russian aircraft from EU and USA airspace, […]
22 September 2022

Demand for flights leaving Russia skyrockets after Putin calls up 300,000 reservists

One-way flights from Russia quickly sold out on Wednesday September 21st after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the immediate call-up of up to 300,000 reservists. Putin’s […]
7 September 2022

The European Commission wants to fully ban Russian Citizens’ access to the EU

Today, the European Commission is proposing to fully suspend the EU’s Visa Facilitation Agreement with Russia. A country like Russia, waging a war of aggression, should not qualify for visa […]
15 August 2022

Russian woman harasses Ukrainians in Austria and becomes the most hated tourist in Europe

A Russian woman has caused commotion on social media after she filmed herself mocking and harassing Ukrainian women in Salzburg, Austria. The woman, allegedly identified as […]
11 August 2022

Russian airlines forced to strip planes for parts

Soon after the war in Ukraine broke out, countries around the world took action and started sanctioning Russia. These include banning Russian aircraft from EU and […]
3 August 2022

Russia lures potential expats in a controversial video campaign

Parody or propaganda, Russia’s new video campaign published on 31 July is looking to attract expats, showcasing the country’s “beautiful women, cheap gas and traditional values”. […]
9 June 2022

Aeroflot plans to get $3 billion for big aircraft order

Aeroflot has been under a lot of pressure lately.  Firstly, because passenger numbers are still 33% lower compared to pre-pandemic levels and, secondly, because of the […]
25 May 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot tries to survive and adapt to western sanctions by betting on domestic flights

Once with an international expansion, the Russian airline Aeroflot is trying to survive the sanctions imposed by the West by serving the domestic market and relying […]
16 May 2022

How difficult is it for Russians to travel abroad?

Since Russia launched its war on Ukraine, international travel for Russians has become expensive and difficult. For Russians, flying abroad has become a difficult affair since […]
29 April 2022

SkyTeam Alliance temporarily suspends Russia’s Aeroflot

The suspension of Russian national carrier Aeroflot comes a week after the suspension of another Russian airline company, S7, from the Oneworld alliance. 1. Temporary decision […]
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