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Changi-led consortium acquires Vladivostok Airport

Changi-led consortium acquires Vladivostok Airport

A consortium comprising Basic Element, one of Russia’s diversified industrial groups, Russian Direct Investment Fund and Changi Airports International has acquired Vladivostok International Airport in Russia’s Far East from Sheremetyevo International Airport. Upon regulatory and corporate approvals, the consortium will own 100 per cent of JSC Terminal Vladivostok which owns and operates the airport terminal building, and 52.16 per cent of JSC International Airport Vladivostok which holds the airport license.

Russia confirms terrorism downed Sinai aircraft

Russia confirms terrorism downed Sinai aircraft

17th Nov 2015 Airline News

FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov has confirmed to Russian president Vladimir Putin that an “act of terror” brought down a Russian A321 airliner in Egypt last month. The Russian security chief said “traces of foreign explosives” were found amid debris from the Airbus plane.

Korean Air returns to St. Petersburg with new Incheon flight

Korean Air returns to St. Petersburg with new Incheon flight

14th Apr 2015 Airline News

Korean Air has announced that as from April 26th it will resume its service between Incheon and Russia’s second largest city St. Petersburg. The service will operate three flights a week, utilising A330-200 aircraft equipped with AVOD in all seats and seating up to 218 passengers.

Changi Airports-led consortium acquires Vladivostok airport

Changi Airports-led consortium acquires Vladivostok airport

26th Feb 2015 Airline News

A consortium led by Changi Airports International has been announced as the winner of the tender to acquire shares in Vladivostok International Airport in Russia’s Far East. The consortium also includes Basic Element, one of Russia’s diversified industrial groups, and Russian Direct Investment Fund. Changi Airports International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the world’s leading airport operator Changi Airport Group.

Russia threatens to close airspace in response to sanctions

Russia threatens to close airspace in response to sanctions

8th Sep 2014 Airline News Tourism News

Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned the country could close airspace to international flights of the European Union goes ahead with further sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. The EU will announce shortly whether further sanctions will take effect now or be put on hold, with sanctions largely depending on developments on the ground.

Moscow Domodedovo Airport outlines passenger terminal expansion plans

Moscow Domodedovo Airport outlines passenger terminal expansion plans

20th Aug 2014 Airline News

Moscow Domodedovo Airport has concluded a contract for construction of a second segment of its passenger terminal, with a deadline is December 2016. Upon completion of the works the airport complex area will be broadened nearly double by 235,000 square meters and, taking into account the ongoing project aimed at expanding the first segment of the passenger terminal, will make up to 500,000 square meters.