Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska’s Basel Aero, Viktor Vekselberg’s Renova Group and businessman Roman Trotsenko’s OOO Novaport may compete to acquire an airport in Vladivostok, a port city on the Pacific coast.
The extension of the European Union’s emissions trading system to international airlines is “premature” and could lead to higher ticket prices and a slump in demand for flights, according to Russia’s government.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev plans to submit orders this week to remove government officials as chairmen of state companies in industries they regulate, said Arkady Dvorkovich , his chief economic aide.
The International Air Transport Association said it encouraged Russia to be “more vocal” in its opposition to the European Union’s plan to extend curbs on carbon to the international aviation industry.
Air France-KLM Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG were among carriers saying they managed to fly aircraft without suffering damage as governments across Europe extended a flight ban after Iceland’s volcanic eruption last week caused the grounding of 63,000 flights.
Air France-KLM Group and Deutsche Lufthansa AG were among carriers saying they managed to fly aircraft without suffering damage as authorities across Europe extended a flight ban after Iceland’s volcanic eruption.
Serbia and Russia signed accords on maritime and air traffic last week to allow more Russian carriers to fly to Belgrade and add Serbia’s southern city of Nis to their destinations, Vecernje Novosti newspaper reported, citing Infrastructure Minister Milutin Mrkonjic. He signed the documents with Russia’s Transportation Minister Igor Levitin, it said.