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Clement Charpentreau
Aeroflot pilot dies after emergency landing

An Aeroflot flight had to request an emergency landing after its co-pilot reported feeling sick. The man died shortly after landing....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Halloween special: Top 5 scariest aviation close calls

While throughout history aviation got more comfortable and safer, on some occasions, that comfort and safety were almost thrown out the window. These are some of the scariest near-accidents that happened in the skies....


Ruta Burbaite
Aeroflot drops order for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, awaits A350s

Aeroflot is keeping busy these days when it comes to sprucing up its fleet. The Russian flag carrier has cancelled its long-standing order for 22 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, as the airline awaits the arrival of its all-new Airbus A350XWB wide-body aircraft next year. The move will present another blow to Boeing, as the company seeks new business for the 787 in order to avoid future production rates cut....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Aeroflot captain charged for Superjet 100 crash landing in Moscow

The Captain of the ill-fated Aeroflot Flight 1492 was charged by the Investigative Committee of Russia for his actions during the emergency landing, which sent the Superjet 100 slamming into the ground, setting the jet ablaze:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Doing the Sully before it was cool – Aeroflot river ditch in 1963

On August 21, 1963, the Miracle on the Neva happened - preceding the Miracle on the Hudson by 46 years, an Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-124 was forced to ditch in the middle of St. Petersburg due to several unfortunate events:...


Ruta Burbaite
Aeroflot to add Airbus A320neos, remains firm on Boeing 737 MAX

Russia’s national carrier, Aeroflot, is to expand its Airbus fleet with plans to introduce nine A320neo Family jets in a deal worth over $870 million. But the flag carrier is lagging behind with the introduction of the “neo” compared to some other Russian airlines, and has so far expressed no interest in the Boeing 737 MAX, while its low-cost subsidiary awaits deliveries of the planes by year’s end....


Aeroflot flies Trent 700 engine for 50K hours without overhaul
AeroTime Team
Aeroflot flies Trent 700 engine for 50K hours without overhaul

Aeroflot has flown a Trent 700 engine for over 50,000 hours without requiring an overhaul, Rolls-Royce announces on June 19, 2019, suggesting it means a world record for a widebody engine....


Ruta Burbaite
Vietnam Airlines, Aeroflot strengthen ties with broad codesharing

The national carrier Vietnam Airlines and Russia’s Aeroflot have begun code sharing on both domestic and international routes in Vietnam and Russia in the aim to enhance connections between several domestic destinations in the two countries and promote stronger commercial ties as Vietnam’s aviation market continues to climb. ...


AeroTime Team
Russian authorities decode Superjet 100 accident flight recorders

Russian authorities have finished decoding flight recorders of Aeroflot Superjet 100, which left forty-one people dead and eleven injured after crash landing in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) on May 5, 2019....


AeroTime Team
Aeroflot Superjet 100 encounters another mid-air incident

A little over a week after Aeroflot Superjet 100 caught fire in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, killing 41 person onboard, another Aeroflot SSJ 100 aircraft encounters mid-air incident, making successful emergency landing  in Moscow....