PRESS-RELEASE: Yakutia Airlines Expands Seasonal Alaska – Russian Far East Air Service

DATE: January 23, 2013 CONTACT: Mark Dudley, Regional Director, InterPacific Aviation and Marketing, Inc. E-mail: sales@airrussia.us, Tel: 206-443-1614 Russian carrier Yakutia Airlines has announced plans to expand its scheduled air service between Alaska and the Russian Far East. In June 2013, the airline will resume seasonal passenger and air cargo service from Anchorage to signature destination Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, on the Kamchatka …

New Visa Requirements

New Russian visa rules mean greater flexibility for U.S. travelers as September 9 protocol falls into place. For those not familiar with the new provisions, a Russian visa now provides for multiple entries, boosts allowable stays to six months, and increases validity to three years. There is some confusion on the need for a formal invitation [voucher], and while the …

Alaska-Russia Tourism Fair 2013

UPDATE:  The Alaska-Russia Tourism Fair has been rescheduled for Summer 2013. To learn more, contact Natalie Novik, alyaska@ak.net The Alaska-Russia Tourism Fair, scheduled at the Sheraton Anchorage February 17 to February 19, 2013, will be an exceptional event, bringing together tourism professionals from the Russian Federation together with their colleagues in Alaska. With the resumption of flights between the two …