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Mobile phone charger causes fire in aircraft of Aeroflot

The incident happened yesterday afternoon aboard the aircraft that linked the Russian cities of Moscow and Volgograd. On the cold afternoon of yesterday, the Airbus A320 plane and registration VQ-BPU, belonging to the airline Aeroflot, suffered a fire in the passenger cabin caused by the charger of the mobile phone of one of the passengers. The aircraft operated flight SU1182, between the Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) and the Volgograd Airport (VOG). Once the fire started, the crew managed to extinguish it. The plane landed in Volgograd at 4:58 pm, two passengers…

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Aeroflot reports passenger growth

Aeroflot, he largest Russian company reported to have transported 2.207.000 passengers during the month of February. Representing a 11.3 percent more than the same month in 2016. Currently the international traffic of the company shows a higher growth than the domestic traffic. With a growth of 16.4% in a year to 1.170.000 passengers, against the increase of a 6.1%,  (1.037.000 passengers) of domestic traffic. The international growth is due in large part to the currently stable economy of the country, contributing to the opening of new routes and frequencies.

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