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Rossiya Revamp

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ROSSIYA AIRLINES is poised to transfer a host of domestic services from its Moscow/Vnukovo base to nearby Sheremetyevo. The move, due to come into force on October 28 to coincide with the start of the winter flying programme, is intended to further strengthen parent Aeroflot’s transit hub in the Russian capital while also improving connectivity for passengers. The changes are expected to include routes from Moscow to Kaliningrad, Khabarovsk, Orenburg, Simferopol and Vladivostok. Elsewhere, Rossiya’s deputy CEO for sales and property, Sergey Alexandrovsky, has taken over as acting CEO following the resignation of Dmitry Saprykin. The outgoing chief executive, who held his post since November 2015, oversaw the relaunch of Rossiya as a mid-market carrier within the Aeroflot Group while also managing the integration of Donavia and Orenair to create the second biggest airline in Russia.

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