Rossiya Airlines

Founded
1932
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
62
Destinations
60
Passengers per year
11,140,199

Rossiya Airlines is a Russian airline that flies to destinations in Russia, Europe and Asia. The airline is an important passenger supply carrier for Aeroflot flights.

Organization

Since 2010, Rossiya Airlines is for three-fourths part owned by the Aeroflot Group. At the end of 2015, the airlines Donavia and Orenair were merged into Rossiya Airlines. Nowadays, the airline has more than 7,000 employees.

Parent company
Aeroflot

History

Rossiya Airlines was founded in 1992 as Rossiya by the Russian government. However, the airlines’ history traces back to 1932 when Pulkovo Airlines was founded, which merged into Rossiya in 2006. In 2010, the Russian government decided that the regional state-airlines that were owned by the state company Rostek needed to become a daughter company of the Russian flag carrier Aeroflot. One year later, Rossiya was rebranded as Rossiya Airlines.

Quick facts

  • In 2019, the airline was chosen as one of the 10 best airlines in Eastern Europe (Skytrax).
  • Rossiya Airlines received the Tripadvisor Travellers ’Choice Award in 2019.

Passengers

2015
4,751,568
2016
8,099,498
2017
11,152,738
2018
11,140,199

Baggage

Passengers that fly Economy Class with Rossiya Airlines are allowed to bring 1 piece of cabin luggage with a maximum weight of 10 kg while Business Class passengers are allowed to bring 1 piece with a maximum weight of 15 kg. Every passenger can bring 1 personal item in addition. The amount of hold luggage that is permitted depends on the travel class. Please consult website Rossiya Airlines for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

Rossiya Airlines does not offer in-flight Wi-Fi on board.

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