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Dana is a graduate 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.

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 […]
28 April 2022

World Tourism Organization suspends Russia’s membership

The Russian Federation has been suspended from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), losing with immediate effect its rights and privileges as part of the United Nations […]
26 April 2022

Russia plans to spend €1.3 billion from National Wealth Fund to rescue Aeroflot

Citing an unnamed source, the Interfax news agency has reported that Russia is planning to spend 107 billion roubles (about €1.35 billion) from the National Wealth […]
25 April 2022

New EU amendment may allow sale of leased Airbus 330s to Aeroflot

Aeroflot is considering buying eight Airbus A330s from foreign leasing companies, Russian stated-owned media TASS announced. On the airline’s disclosure website, the company stated that the […]
21 April 2022

Russian flight went around the entire continent to retrieve diplomats from Spain and Greece

As soon as the war in Ukraine started, various European countries started closing their airspace in an effort to sanction Russia. Soon after, the measure was […]
18 April 2022

Russian passport downgraded to “junk status” by the Henley Passport Index

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II, and more than 4 million Ukrainians have fled to […]
12 April 2022

Russia starts production of Tu-214 aircraft to replace Boeing and Airbus passenger planes

United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the Russian aircraft manufacturer, has just launched an urgent program to manufacture 20 new Tupolev 214 aircraft to replace its leased Airbus […]
11 April 2022

Russian influencers are destroying their Chanel bags to protest against sales ban

Russian influencers are cutting up their Chanel bags to protest against the luxury brand that stopped sales in their country. The French brand has decided to […]
7 April 2022

Russia resumes flights with 52 “friendly” countries

As of 9 April, Russia is restoring flight connections with 52 “friendly” countries which have not participated in sanctions. 1. Russian resumes flight operations As part […]
29 March 2022

Russia’s Aeroflot launches international network from Sochi

Due to restrictions imposed on Russia by EU countries, the UK, the US and other states, Russian airlines have been forced to reorganize. Aeroflot, Russia’s national […]
28 March 2022

Russia accused of “stealing” hundreds of leased aircraft

Eurocontrol, the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, is accusing Russia of “stealing” hundreds of passenger planes, which have been leased to European and […]
18 March 2022

Russian fast-food chain ‘Uncle Vanya’ to replace McDonald’s

When foreign businesses announced the indefinite closures in Russia, Russians started queueing in front of stores like Ikea, Victoria Secrets or Uniqlo, for a chance to […]
17 March 2022

Russia passes new law to fly leased jets, bypassing Western sanctions

Russia issued a new law allowing the country’s airlines to place airplanes leased from foreign companies on the country’s aircraft register. The manoeuvre is a blow […]
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