RUSSIAN AIRPORT EXPANSION INTENSIFIED IN RUN UP TO WORLD CUP 2018

RUSSIAN airports are intensifying preparations for a flood of passengers in the run up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15, having expanded their carrying capacities and modernised operations, according to Russian transport ministry officials and airport bosses. A spokesman for the Russian transport minister Maxim Sokolov said that airports for the 11 cities hosting World Cup matches had successfully installed new navigation and radar equipment supplied by JSC Concern VKO Almaz-Antey, a Russian state-owned company, specialising in anti-aircraft ...


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