Feb 5, 2018

Aeroflot introduces bank-card and document recognition on mobile apps

Aeroflot has added a bank-card recognition module to its iOS and Android apps. Using a device’s built-in camera to read information on a bank card makes buying tickets significantly faster and raises the quality of service provided

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Jan 30, 2018

Kazakh, foreign airlines to launch new international Kazakhstan-based routes in 2018

Kazakh and foreign airlines are planning to launch new international flights to and from Kazakhstan this year

Jan 29, 2018

Aeroflot Group passenger traffic up 15.4% in 2017

Group and company RPKs increased by 16.2% and 11.0% year-on-year, respectively. ASKs rose by 14.2% year-on-year for Aeroflot Group and by 10.3% for Aeroflot airline

Jan 27, 2018

Train test on Russia-Vietnam route successfully completed

RZD Logistics and its Vietnamese partner, Ratraco, which is 35%-held by Vietnam Railways (VR), have successfully completed a test intermodal rail freight service between the Vorsino Freight Village, southwest of Moscow, and Hanoi

Jan 26, 2018

All restrictions dropped on Kazakh airline flights to EU

All restrictions have been dropped on Kazakh airline flights to European Union (EU) countries, according to Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek. Five domestic carriers (Air Astana, Comlux, KazAirJet, Prime Aviation and SCAT) are cleared for take-off

Jan 18, 2018

Kazakhstan orders GE shunters and agrees service contract

Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) has signed two contracts worth more than $US 900m with GE Transportation for 300 shunting locomotives and an 18-year service agreement to manage maintenance and repair of KTZ’s 175 GE Evolution series passenger locomotives

Jan 16, 2018

Pulkovo Airport welcomed more than 600,000 passengers over the winter holidays

The busiest day of the winter holidays was December 30, 2017 when Pulkovo handled 50,389 travelers.

Apr 12, 2017

New stores for X5 Retail Group

The company announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with the Central Union of Consumer Societies of the Russian Federation

Jan 30, 2017

Cremlin to call tender for 2nd phase of Vostochny Cosmodrome

The tender will be called in autumn 2017 for the construction of the launching site for the Angara space-launch vehicles and other infrastructure

Jan 16, 2017

RZD to spend USD15.6 mln on PR

State-owned Russian Railways announces tender for selection of a contractor to provide international PR services

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Nov 18, 2016

Two retail parks to appear near Moscow Ring Road

100 thousand square meters of commercial centers, warehouses, auto centers, and hotels will be constructed in Moscow region, 7.5 km from MKAD

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Nov 16, 2016

Italians want to participate in Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway project

Russian Railways and Italian Ferrovie dello Stato agreed to set up a working group for Moscow-Kazan HSR project

Nov 15, 2016

Highest cable-stayed bridge to be built in Moscow

Next year, Moscow will launch construction of its highest cable-stayed bridge on Karamyshevskaya Embankment

Nov 3, 2016

Construction of intermodal transportation in St. P to be launched in 2018

A construction project of an air rail link between Pulkovo Airport and St. Petersburg for Aeroexpress trains is supposed to be launched in July 2018

Oct 18, 2016

X5 launches online cargo transportation service

X5 Retail Group launches GoCargo service that enables to place shipping orders and distribute them among private carriers based on the cargo’s location and the delivery address

Oct 13, 2016

Russian Transport Ministry might introduce border crossing fee

Russian Ministry of Transport might introduce special fee for vehicles crossing the border in the second half of 2017

Oct 12, 2016

Russia, Auchan builds one of the biggest distribution centers in Europe

Its total area will be of 138 thousand square meters; while investments will total 6 bln roubles

Oct 10, 2016

Signed memorandum creating Trans-Caspiam transport route association

Railway Administrations of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia signed a memorandum creating Trans-Caspian international transport route association and adopting its charter

Oct 6, 2016

Moscow and Astana agree to build new logistic center worth $169 mln

New multimodal logistic complex named “Central Dry Port” was agreed to be constructed at Moscow airport Domodedovo by 2025

Oct 3, 2016

Russia to form new airline operating SSJ100 aircraft fleet

A new airline company named Azimut might be created already in 2017

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