Aeroflot PJSC plans to review fleet requirements after agreeing to take up to 35 jets ordered or operated by failed rival Transaero Airlines in a move that will impact deals for new jets from Boeing Co. and Airbus Group SE. Russia’s biggest airline is taking over Transaero contracts for 16 Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A321 single-aisle […]
Currently, Boeing depends on a commitment from Volga-Dnepr Airlines to take delivery of 20 airframes. The order loss [following Transaero’s bankruptcy] does not weaken the bullish case for Boeing, but does make an already vulnerable program even more vulnerable. This article will look at where the program stands now and how AirBridgeCargo’s fleet expansion will […]
Sanctions against Russia and low energy prices have put significant pressure on the Russian economy and the Russian Ruble. As a result, demand for air travel to and from Russia collapsed, sparking a crisis in the Russian airline industry and at the same time acquiring aircraft became more difficult due to the devalued Ruble. This […]
The pending bankruptcy of Russia’s second-largest airline, Transaero, could ripple around the world to be a big problem for Boeing. Transaero is one of the few airlines that has ordered Boeing’s beleaguered 747-8i, the passenger version of Boeing’s largest jet, and the airline now has four on the books. The Russian airline, the first private […]
Airbus Group SE has postponed the delivery of its A380 superjumbo to Transaero Airlines in order to help the No. 2 Russian carrier cope with slowing travel demand in its home market, a senior sales executive at the planemaker said. Transaero is buying four A380s, initially slated for delivery from this year. A new schedule […]
With the Russian economy in retreat and as sanctions prompt airlines to turn from networks populated heavily with international routes to more domestically focused structures, managers have taken steps to decrease fleet capacity by handing back aircraft to lessors and deferring or canceling aircraft deliveries. Even Transaero—Russia’s second largest airline—has taken steps to cut capacity […]
Transaero Airlines has completed the interior design of its Airbus A380s, which will join the airline’s fleet in 2015.
FLY Leasing Limited, a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has acquired two Boeing 737-800 aircraft manufactured in 1998. The aircraft are on lease to Transaero, a leading Russian international airline. The new acquisitions were financed with secured bank debt and FLY’s free cash. “The B737-800 is the most popular […]
Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest airline, has completed a purchase agreement with Airbus for four A380 aircraft.
Russian airline Transaero says they expect to create 100 new jobs with the purchase of a maintenance facility at Shannon Airport (SNN). The new base will see Transaero conduct a lot of heavy maintenance work on its 82 plane fleet. Transaero CEO Alex Krinichanskiy said they hope to add to that employment figure in the […]