Aeroflot’s in-house legal team led by Vladimir Alexandrov named in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Russia’s most influential corporate legal counsels

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s in-house legal team, led by Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov, has been named in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Russia Teams 2018 ranking of Russia’s most influential and innovative corporate legal counsels. The team’s key achievements include strong legal support for acquisitions from… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Irkutsk, Russia to Phuket, Thailand from December 30

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, from December 30, 2018 opens direct regular flights from Irkutsk to Phuket. Tickets for the new flight are already on sale. Flights from the Airport Irkutsk will be operated on Sundays. The flight departs from Irkutsk at 6:50 pm and lands at the airport of the island of Phuket at 1:00 am local time…. Read the full press release

Oman Air inaugurates new daily direct service between Muscat and Moscow

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has commenced its new daily direct service between Russia and Oman, with its first flight departing Muscat International Airport to Moscow Domodedovo Airport on 30th October. The inaugural flight, WY 181 departed Muscat International Airport at 14:55 after a… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines took delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (15.10.2018) S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld®, global aviation alliance, has announced that it has received the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia. The aircraft will be based in Novosibirsk. The Boeing 737 MAX will start flying this week: passengers on the Novosibirsk to Moscow and Chita routes will be the first to enjoy flying on the new… Read the full press release

Aeroflot inaugurates service to Saransk, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has launched service to Saransk, the capital of Russia’s Republic of Mordovia. The inaugural flight on the Moscow-Saransk route took place today, 1 May 2018, aboard a modern and comfortable Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft. Aeroflot will fly to Saransk twice daily per the following schedule: To Saransk:… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to potentially acquire up to 25 per cent of Russia’s third-largest airport Vnukovo International Airport

MoU between the award-winning airline and Russia’s third-largest airport, Vnukovo International Airport, signed on Wednesday in Doha Qatar Airways operates triple-daily flights to Moscow and daily flights to St. Petersburg                       DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu strengthens its leading position in Russia with the opening of new Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don

Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is delighted to announce the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don, strengthening the company’s leading position in Russia. Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don is located in the heart of Russia’s… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines expands operations in Russia with new service between Novosibirsk and Talakan starting 24 April 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, commences scheduled flights from Novosibirsk to Talakan starting 24 April 2018. Tickets are available now. Direct flights of S7 Airlines from Novosibirsk to Talakan will be carried out on Tuesdays. Flights will depart from Tolmachevo Airport at 03:10 and arrive at Talakan Airport at 08:20 local time. Return flights will depart from Talakan… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines the first company in Russia to use the face recognition technology

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, is the first company in Russia that plans to use the face recognition technology in the everyday operation of the business lounges at Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The software based on trained neural networks will allow to identify S7 Airlines passengers and personalise services for visitors of the business lounges. The plan is that… Read the full press release

flydubai deploys its Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Sheremetyevo airport in Russia

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai which launched daily flights from Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow (SVO) in November 2017 is now offering passengers from Russia the opportunity to be the first passengers to enjoy a new travel experience on board the airline’s latest aircraft model its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways commences daily direct flight to St. Petersburg, Russia

Airline continues its robust expansion in Eastern Europe, with services to Adana, Prague, Skopje, Kyiv and Sarajevo already launched this year Airline proudly flies Boeing B787 Dreamliner to celebrate inaugural celebrations  Qatar Airways’ new daily non-stop route to be operated by an Airbus A320 DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to launch new daily service to St. Petersburg, Russia later this year

Home of the Tsars becomes the latest Russian destination for the award-winning carrier Russia’s cultural capital is country’s second city added to Qatar Airways’ route map DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will launch flights to the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, later this year, doubling… Read the full press release

Business Traveller’s High Taste Awards Names Aeroflot’s On-Board Meals as Best in Russia and CIS

Moscow, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has won the Best On-Board Meals in Russia and CIS and Best Special Meals nominations at Business Traveller’s prestigious High Taste Awards. The awards were presented in Russia for the first time at a ceremony on June 7 at Moscow’s Radisson Royal hotel. Category winners were determined… Read the full press release

SAP Recognizes Aeroflot’s Pioneering Internal Audit Management in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received a special SAP Expanding Horizons award for pioneering SAP’s internal audit management system in Russia. The award was presented today (13 April 2017) at the SAP Forum Moscow 2017. Aeroflot has carried out 25% more audits since the new system was integrated. Automatisation of business… Read the full press release

Tourism Potential in Russian Regions of the Silk Road Discussed In UNWTO Seminar

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March in Moscow by UNWTO. The Seminar was held in the framework of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme in cooperation with the Russian… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches new route between Vladivostok, Russia to Osaka, Japan

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld global airline alliance member, expands its route network and opens a new direction Vladivostok – Osaka. Tickets are available now. Direct flights to Osaka will be performed since 28 April 2017, on Wednesdays and Fridays. Flights will depart from Vladivostok International Airport (Knevichi) at 13:30 and… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China). Tickets are available now. Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Urumqi starting April 30, 2017,on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo at… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott opens in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres, Nizhny Novgorod

London, 2016-1-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center opened its doors in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres on 18 December 2015. Close to the business district and attractions, including the main pedestrian street Nizhegorodsky Kremlin, the hotel, the 7thCourtyard branded hotel in Russia offers 143 rooms including… Read the full press release

Aeroflot provided over 700 children from different regions of Russia with medical care in 2014 under its charity program “A Heart With Two Wings”

Moscow, 2014-12-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot is summing up the results of the charity program «A Heart With Two Wings» 2014. More than 700 children from different regions of Russia have received medical care during the outgoing year. The program was launched in the year of Aeroflot 90th anniversary — in 2013 — in order to help children with rare diseases of the immune system, musculoskeletal system and… Read the full press release

Aeroflot recognized as best airline in Russia according to TripAdvisor

Moscow, 2014-5-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot was recognized as the best airline in Russia according to the world’s largest travel site TripAdvisor. The site announced the winners of its third annual Travelers’ Choice awards for Travel Favorites — highlighting the top brands chosen by Russian travelers via online surveys and voting. Aeroflot was named the… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces changes to its frequent flyer programme

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2014-04-30 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, announces the introduction of changes to the «S7 Priority» frequent flyer programme. From the 29th of April «S7 Priority» members can purchase additional bonus miles if the accrued miles are not sufficient to get an award ticket. In addition a member of the «S7… Read the full press release

Travelport and Deutsche Bahn to bring easy rail booking to travel agents in Russia

Moscow, Russia, 2014-04-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, and Deutsche Bahn (DB), one of the world’s leading rail passenger and logistics companies, today announce an initiative to bring easy rail booking to travel agents in Russia. Through Travelport’s rail booking tool, RailMaster, Deutsche Bahn’s… Read the full press release

IHG to operate the first internationally branded hotel in Stavropol, Russia – Holiday Inn® Stavropol

Stavropol, Russia, 2014-04-15 — /Travel PR News/ — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s largest hotel companies today announced the signing of Holiday Inn® Stavropol – the first internationally branded hotel in the city.  IHG will manage the hotel on behalf of new owner Metropolia 26 LLC. Set to open in 2017, the 242-room newly… Read the full press release

Marriott International opens the five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel in Sochi, Russia

Luxurious ski and spa hotel ready to welcome Sochi visitors. Sochi, Russia, 2014-1-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Marriott International has opened a luxurious ski and spa hotel under its signature brand, Marriott Hotels, at the heart of the new Gorky Gorod ski resort in Krasnaya Polyana.  The five-star Sochi Marriott Krasnaya Polyana Hotel is ideally positioned at the foothills of… Read the full press release

The Olympic Sochi to host for first time in its history the international hockey tournament Channel One Cup

Sochi, Russia, 2013-12-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Olympic Sochi for the first time in its history will be hosting the prestigious international hockey tournament – Channel One Cup. It is attended by four teams – Russia, Czech Republic, Finland and Sweden. In Sochi, from 19 to 22 December five of the tournament’s six meetings will be held…. Read the full press release

The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow named World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 at World Travel Awards in Doha, Qatar

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-12-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow has been awarded as the World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2013 for the fourth year running at the glittering World Travel Awards ceremony held on 30 October 2013 in Doha, Qatar. “This is the fourth year in a row that the Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow… Read the full press release

The Organizing Committee of the Winter Games in Sochi presented the national “Sochi 2014 Volunteer Team”

Sochi, Russia, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — On International Volunteer Day, 5 December, the Organizing Committee of the Winter Games in Sochi presented the national “Sochi 2014 Volunteer Team”. The Sochi 2014 Volunteer Team is complete, comprised of 25,000 volunteers from 26 volunteer centers across Russia as well as global volunteers. The team has undergone several states of… Read the full press release

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee announced the Space Torch will light Sochi 2014 Olympic Cauldron

Sochi, Russia, 2013-12-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced that the Cauldron at the Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony of the XXII Olympic Winter Games will be lit using the Torch that travelled to outer space during the Olympic Torch Relay. The lighting of the Olympic Cauldron is traditionally the highlight to the Opening… Read the full press release

The Tuva Republic, Russia hosted the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay

Sochi, Russia, 2013-11-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Tuva Republic hosted the Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay today. The Olympic flame visited the geographical center of Asia, which is marked by a monument near Kyzyl. Fifty torchbearers covered a distance of 9.3 km as the Relay passed through the streets of the capital of the republic. Among the… Read the full press release

Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee opened its main ticket centers in Sochi and Moscow

Sochi, Russia, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sports fans who have not yet bought tickets for Sochi 2014 – Russia’s first Olympic Winter and Paralympic Winter Games on home soil – now have another option to obtain their passes to this once in a lifetime event, as the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee today opened its main ticket centers… Read the full press release