Flydubai Looks To Russia And Central Asia For Growth

Middle Eastern low cost carrier Flydubai is looking to Russia and Central Asia for growth, announcing an expansion of operations for the region. 6 new destinations will be introduced within this year, with the airline launching service to Mineralnye Vody in mid-April and Dniepropetrovsk, Krasnodar, Odessa, Rostov and Volgograd to follow from mid-September 2013.   … Continue reading

Air Arabia Adds Russian Connection

Air Arabia marked its entry into the Russian aviation market today with the launch of flights to Moscow (Domodedovo). The Sharjah-based low cost carrier will operate 3 weekly flights between the emirate and the Russian capital, following with a double weekly service to Yekaterinburg from 29 October 2011.   Sharjah – Moscow (Domodedovo) Departing every … Continue reading

Russian Railways Launches Moscow – Beijing Tourist Train

Russian Railways, through its subsidiary company RZD Tour and tour operator Intourist, has launched a new international Moscow – Beijing tourist train service. Departing the Russian capital today, travellers from 20 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe and South America will be on the inaugural train which will arrive in Beijing on 29 August 2011.   Consisting of … Continue reading

Turkish Airlines To Begin Flights To Sochi

Turkish Airlines will begin flights between its Istanbul hub and Sochi on the Black Sea coast next month. The airline will expand its network in Russia to 7 destinations in the country, where it currently operates services to Kazan, Moscow, Rostov, St. Petersburg, Ufa and Yekaterinburg.   From 25 May 2010, flight TK 295 will operate 3 times a … Continue reading

New Hotel Openings In Russia From Luxury Collection, Ramada

Russia’s hotel room capacity has recently received a boost with the addition of 2 new properties in the country. Starwood Hotels and Resorts have reopened the Hotel National, now rebranded under its Luxury Collection brand, while Wyndham Hotel Group’s Ramada brand debuts in Russia with the new Ramada Yekaterinburg.   Hotel National, A Luxury Collection Hotel Following an … Continue reading