Yakutia Airlines Resumes Seasonal Air Service Between Alaska and Russian Far East Starting July 12, 2014

On July 12, 2014, Russian air carrier, Yakutia Airlines, will launch its third season of passenger and cargo service between Alaska and the Russian Far East. Flights will connect Anchorage and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on the Kamchatka Peninsula, with onward service available to Khabarovsk, one of Eastern Russia’s most important transportation hubs.  Connections are also available from Petropavlovsk and Khabarovsk to destinations …

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Volcanological Field Trips to Kamchatka

International Volcanological Field School announces 2014 field trips to Kamchatka, Russia: Karymsky Volcano: July 12-26, 2014; Mutnovsky/Gorely Volcanoes: July 27 – August 9, 2014. Photo above: 2013 team in the crater of Mutnovsky Volcano, Courtesy of the International Volcanological School.

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Find Yourself in Sochi, Russia

Olympic fans in Sochi. Photo: www.sochi2014.com The 2014 Winter Olympics is taking place in Sochi, Russia. You STILL have time to book your ticket. There are STILL flights available for this amazing event. Sochi International Airport (Airport code: AER):  is an airport located in the Adler District of the resort city of Sochi on the Black Sea coast in Krasnodar …

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Kamchatka Athletes at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

When people think of sport in Russia, Moscow and St. Petersburg come to mind as the obvious leading cities. Few would include Kamchatka as a hub of world-class activity and few people know that this remote peninsula is one of the centers for Russian alpine skiing. Kamchatka has nominated 5 athletes for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, …

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Kamchatka Fly-Fishing In The Press

Kamchatka has been featured as an incomparable fly-fishing destination in the January-February 2014 issues of Northwest, Southwest, and Eastern Fly Fishing magazines. The article by veteran outdoor writer Michael Hamilton, “Trip of a Lifetime, Kamchatka Russia: Chasing Rainbows in the Wild, Wild East,” discusses the adventures of traveling in Russia, riverside camaraderie, and of course the incredible fishing. One of the …

Ознакомительный тур по Аляске для турагентств (7 дней)

Этим летом туристическое бюро Visit Anchorage в партнерстве с AirRussia.US и авиакомпанией “Якутия” будет проводить ознакомительный тур (FAM trip) по Анкориджу и штату Аляска для российских турагентств, планирующих продвигать Аляску в качестве туристического направления. Количество мест ограничено. Ознакомительный тур включает в себя бесплатный перелет между Петропавловском-Камчатским и Анкориджем на авиакомпании “Якутия”, а также расходы в Анкоридже: проживание в гостинице в …

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Introducing Our Russian Language Newsletter

We are pleased to introduce Novosti, its new Russian language newsletter. We’ll feature information of particular interest to Russians traveling between the Russian Far East and North America: US visa updates, study abroad opportunities, features on travel destination like Hawaii and Alaska, and of course details about our services, from schedules to fares to cargo and baggage. . Russia-based travel …

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Khabarovsk Restaurant Guide

There are many different dining experiences in Khabarovsk. Below is the list we’ve assembled to help you find a great spot to enjoy while in town. Our favorite place is brewery restaurant Gustav & Gustav. It’s centrally located and specializes in handcrafted beers and German inspired food. Looking for a quick and tasty lunch? Gustav & Gustav offers great service …

Информация о рейсах Аляска-Дальний Восток России

ПЛАНЫ НА 2014 ГОД: Летом 2014 года планируется продолжить сезонные еженедельные рейсы из Хабаровска и Петропавловска-Камчатского на Аляску. Расписание и тарифы на 2014 г. будут объявлены в ближайшее время. Мы предлагаем туроператорам и турагентствам, а также организаторам мероприятий и обменов связаться с нами и сообщить о своих  планах на 2014 год. Мы хотели бы с Вами сотрудничать и помочь осуществлению …

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Chasing Rainbows in the wild, wild east of Russia. By Michael Hamilton

“Spasiba Igor.”  “Pazhalsta Michael,” Igor replied as he expertly netted another big shouldered, beautifully black spotted Kamchatka rainbow.  After removing the streamer from the trout’s huge mouth, Igor laid it gently on his measure board.  “25 inches.  Big fish.”  Barely noon, on a warm humid August day, we had already repeated the same routine ten times on the amazing Ozernaya …