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Explore Kamchatka & The Russian Far East, Summer 2013

This summer trek through Kamchatka’s dramatic landscapes, experience its indigenous cultures, and see its unique wildlife. Photo Courtesy: JATM Immerse yourself in Kamchatka’s native cultures, view wildlife up close and active volcanoes from a safe distance with an experienced trip operator. The operators and outfitters listed below offer trips to accommodate a wide range of interests, physical abilities and budgets. …

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Russia’s Far East: Immense Flyfishing Frontier beyond Alaska By Rene Limeres

A new fly fishing frontier of great promise has been quietly developing in the last twenty years, unbeknownst to many.  Located virtually at America’s back door, only a few hours by plane from Anchorage, Alaska, Russia’s Far East- immense, mystiqueful and misunderstood, holds a universe of opportunity that has been barely tapped.  Most of its hinterlands remain totally unspoiled and …

Next Summer Make Connections Throughout Russia with Yakutia Airlines

  This coming summer, Yakutia Airlines’ summer service from Anchorage to the Russian Far East will offer new opportunities to connect to major destinations throughout Russia. Khabarovsk, Yakutia’s newest destination, is Eastern Russia’s air, river, and rail transportation hub. Here, travelers can board the Trans-Siberian Railroad Eastbound to Vladivostok or Westbound for Irkutsk and on to Moscow. Consider connecting at …

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Plan Your Vacation to the Russian Far East and Siberia

If you want to visit Russia’s most exotic places with endless opportunities to explore one of the world’s most dramatic landscapes, unique wildlife, native cultures and hospitality, consider spending your vacation in Siberia and the Russia Far East. The Kamchatka Peninsula, just across the Bering Sea from Alaska, is one of the world’s most pristine and awe-inspiring wild places. The …

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Alaska-Kamchatka Service To Be Expanded in 2013

More flights to more destinations The partnership of Yakutia Airlines and InterPacific Aviation and Marketing (AirRussia.US) will resume weekly Alaska-Kamchatka service in the summer 2013. The seasonal service will be expanded to fourteen weeks, extending from late June until late September. The longer season is welcomed by tour operators and outfitters. In the summer of 2013 the Alaska-Kamchatka service will …

Easier US-Russia Visa Program Begins September 9, 2012

An historic U.S.-Russia visa agreement entered into effect September 9, 2012. The agreement benefits business travelers and tourists in both countries. The agreement allows Russian and American citizens to get three-year multi-entry visas under which they can stay for up to six consecutive months. It also eliminates Russia’s requirement that visitors get a letter of invitation, although tourists will still …

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Direct Flights Reopen Kamchatka Peninsula to Alaskans by Rene E. Limeres

Direct Flights Reopen Kamchatka Peninsula to Alaskans by Rene E. Limeres Imagine if you will, all you Alaskans (and Outsiders) who flock to the Kenai each summer, if the Peninsula jutted some 750 miles into the North Pacific , and was the size of Nevada. Picture a rugged spine of ancient mountains running up its center, with hundreds of swift, …

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Air Cargo Service Inaugurated

Yakutia Airlines Transports New Windshield for Stranded Cessna. Yakutia Airlines inaugurated cargo service last week on its Alaska-Kamchatka route by delivering a critical item – a replacement windshield for a Cessna Citation Mustang. The light jet was on an around-the-world trip when it incurred damage to its windshield and was left grounded at the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport. Logistics company BDP International …

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Yakutia Airlines joins Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC)

Yakutia Airlines is proud to announce that it has joined Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) effective July 30. Travel agencies in North America are now able to book and settle travel on flights throughout the airline’s vast route system, which extends from Anchorage, Alaska, throughout Russia to Central Asia, the Black Sea and Europe. Yakutia Airlines carries more than 80,000 passengers …

Press Release: Yakutia Airlines’ Inaugural Flight

(Anchorage, Alaska, July 9, 2012) –Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is pleased to announce that Yakutia Airlines’ inaugural flight will arrive on Thursday, July 12, 2012. For full text, please click here.