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Aigle Azur to drop the Paris Orly-Moscow Vnukovo route

Aigle Azur (2nd) (Paris-Orly) is dropping the Paris (Orly)-Moscow (Vnukovo) route on October 26 per Airline Route. The route was an important connecting route with partner Transaero Airlines (Moscow) (see map below).

Since July 2012, Aigle Azur has been serving the Paris (Orly)-Moscow (Vnukovo) route in partnership with Transaero Airlines.

Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A320-214 F-HBIB (msn 3289) touches down at EuroAirport serving the Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg area.

Aigle Azur: AG Slide Show

 

Aigle Azur (2013) logo

Current Route Map:

Aigle Azue 10.2014 Route Map

Transaero Airlines to add new routes to Dubai and Havana, announces a new interline agreement with Virgin America

Transaero Airlines (Moscow) will add new service from Moscow (Vnukovo) to Dubai (six days per week) starting on September 20 per Airline Route.

Additionally the Russian carrier will launch a new weekly route Moscow (Domodedovo) to Havana for the winter season starting on December 28 through March 29, 2014.

Transaero has also announced the launch of its Interline Agreement and Special Pro-Rate Agreement (SPA) with Virgin America (San Francisco):

The interline agreement will provide opportunities for Transaero’s passengers to acquire e-tickets for travel between Moscow and the extensive route network of Virgin America in the United States via the connecting cities of Los Angeles and New York. And, vice versa, US travellers can now start their journey with Virgin America’s flight to Los Angeles or New York and continue their journey to Moscow on board of Transaero’s flights.

The Special Pro-rate Agreement signed between the Russian and US carrier allows passengers to buy tickets for the flights of these two airlines on certain routes at special competitive prices. Special fares are available on the routes between Moscow with a connection in Los Angeles to such US cities as Washington, Boston, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Orlando, Dallas/Fort Worth, Seattle/Tacoma, Portland (Oregon), San Jose, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Moreover, the through fares also offered on routes between Moscow and San Francisco or Las Vegas via New York.

At present, Transaero operates scheduled nonstop flights to three US cities: New York (JFK), Miami and Los Angeles. In addition to this, Transaero’s passengers can take advantage of the airline’s current partnership agreements with the leading airlines to get to a number of destinations in North America. Under the code-share agreement with Singapore Airlines Transaero offers direct flight from Moscow to Houston. In accordance with the code-share agreement with Virgin Atlantic passengers can travel between Moscow and San Francisco, Boston and Orlando with a connection in London. The Interline agreement with United Airlines allows passengers to get to nearly all destination points of this airline in the US.

Copyright Photo: Dave Glendinning/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-3P6 ER EI-UNA (msn 26233) taxies at London (Heathrow).

Transaero Airlines: AG Slide Show

Red Wings Airlines is resurrected and resumes operations

Red Wings Airlines‘ (Moscow-Vnukovo) Air Operators Certificate (AOC) has been recertified and the carrier has relaunched operations.

The company issued this statement (translated from Russian):

Federal Air Transport Agency has renewed the certificate of the operator Red Wings to carry commercial passengers and freight. The airline since it was grounded, has added a new CEO. Red Wings has conducted a revision of its aircraft crew training, as well as to address the deficiencies and violations found during the unscheduled inspections at the beginning of this year. Together, the common set of measures taken has allowed Red Wings to provide proof of its readiness to continue its activities. In this regard, the Federal Air Transport Agency has positively reviewed the application of Red Wings for the resumption of its business and commercial passenger and freight traffic from June 17, 2013.

The airline has resumed operations with two Tupolev Tu-204s. Previously the Russian carrier was ground in February 2013 following the crash of flight 9268 with RA-64047 on December 29, 2012 in Moscow.

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. Tupolev Tu-204-100V RA-64043 (msn 1450743164043) prepares to land at the vacation destination of Antalya, Turkey.

Red Wings Airlines: AG Slide Show

Red Wings Airlines’ Tupolev Tu-204 RA-64047 crashes today at Moscow, four dead

Red Wings Airlines‘ (Moscow-Vnukovo) Tupolev Tu-204-100B RA-64047 (msn 1450743164047) crashed today (December 29) while landing at its home base of Vnukovo on a non-revenue flight. RA-64047 was being operated as ferry flight RWZ 9268. The jetliner ran off the end of the runway on landing, crashed into the side of the adjacent roadway (see video below), broke up and caught on fire killing at least four people of the eight on board according to this report by Global News.

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Copyright Photo: Eurospot. RA-64047 is pictured on final approach to Antalya prior to the tragic crash.

Video: The moment of impact along the airport road was captured on video:

Red Wings Airlines: AG Slide Show

Transaero Airlines starts Moscow-Rome flights

Transaero Airlines (Moscow) today (June 27) launched nonstop Moscow (Vnukovo)-Rome (Fiumicino) service with Boeing 777-200s.

Initially  Transaero’s flights  UN 399/400 between Moscow and Rome will be operated five times a week  (except Mondays and Tuesdays) under the following schedule.

Departures from Moscow  at 9:15 am (0915), arrivals in Rome  at 10:50 am (1050).  Departures from Rome at 11:40 am (1140), arrivals in Moscow at 5:10 pm (1710).  All times local.

From September 24, 2012, the service will  be offered daily.

Eventually Boeing 737 aircraft with two-class  configuration including Business and Economy classes of services will be  operated on the Moscow – Rome route.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems.

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