Top News on Tupolev

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  • Other News for Tupolev

  • Top 10 Russian and Soviet types in airline service


    ​Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a...


  • Russian air force takes first modernised Tupolev bombers


    ​Russia’s air force has today received the first examples of a number of modernised strategic bombers – a Tu-160M and...


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  • News Listings for Tupolev

  • RusJet grounded after Yak-42 incident

    News | 18 Feb 2015 12:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian authorities have grounded another carrier, the executive operator RusJet, in the wake of a serious safety incident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RusJet-grounded-after-Yak-42-incident-409177/
  • UAC prepares for work on joint long-haul project

    News | 30 Jan 2015 13:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​United Aircraft has affirmed that it intends to begin work on a joint long-haul aircraft with China, following the opening of a new design centre.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UAC-prepares-for-work-on-joint-long-haul-project-408490/
  • Top 10 Russian and Soviet types in airline service

    News | 30 Jan 2015 12:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Recent reports from Russia – quickly denied – that Lufthansa was among a group of blue-chip foreign carriers casting a serious eye over the in-development Irkut MC-21 narrowbody prompted us to research the 10 most popular in-service Russian and Soviet commercial types. Here is the list, according to Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets databasehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Top-10-Russian-and-Soviet-types-in-airline-service-408570/
  • Transaero to open Komsomolsk service

    News | 23 Jan 2015 10:11

    ​Russian carrier Transaero is to open a connection between Moscow and the city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the location of the Sukhoi Superjet manufacturing centre.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Transaero-to-open-Komsomolsk-service-408243/
  • ANALYSIS: Accidents are not the only threat to safety

    News | 21 Jan 2015 09:32 | David Learmount

    ​If large numbers of passengers and crew die on a commercial airline flight because of an event that was not an accident, is it valid to exclude it from airline safety statistics? After all, passengers boarding a flight want to be assured their lives are not at risk from any cause.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Accidents-are-not-the-only-threat-to-safety-408117/
  • New UAC president pledges internal focus

    News | 16 Jan 2015 18:41 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Less dependence on external suppliers is singled out as a priority for Russian conglomerate United Aircraft by the newly-elected president and chairman Yuri Slusar.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-UAC-president-pledges-internal-focus-408017/