JSC "Aircompany "Yakutia"
АО «Авиакомпания „Якутия“»
Yakutia Airlines Logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
R3 SYL AIR YAKUTIA
Founded2002
HubsYakutsk Airport
Secondary hubs
Focus cities
Fleet size13
Destinations40[1]
HeadquartersYakutsk, Russia
Key peopleVladimir Gorbunov (General Director, CEO)
Websiteyakutia.aero

Air Company Yakutia (Russian: Авиакомпания «Якутия»Aviakompanija «Jakutija» "Air Company "Yakutia"") is an airline based in Yakutsk, Sakha Republic, Russia.[2] It operates domestic passenger services in Russia and within the Commonwealth of Independent States as well as destinations in Europe, Asia and North America from its hubs at Yakutsk Airport and Moscow's Vnukovo Airport. The airline was founded in 2002 and is owned by the government of the Republic of Sakha.[1]

History

The airline was founded as Sakha Avia, the former Aeroflot Yakutsk Division and also previously known as Yakutaviatrans. It operated cargo charters to Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East until it filed for bankruptcy in early 1999. It emerged in 2000 and is controlled by the regional government, Neryungri State Air Enterprise. It merged with Yakutavia in 2002 and changed its name to form Yakutia Air Company.[3]

Destinations

Main article: List of Yakutia destinations

As of March 2015, Yakutia Airlines operates more than 55 flights.[4][5]

Fleet

Yakutia Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B
A former Yakutia Boeing 757-200.
A former Yakutia Boeing 757-200.
A former Yakutia Antonov An-140-100 at MAKS-2005.
A former Yakutia Antonov An-140-100 at MAKS-2005.
A former Yakutia Tupolev Tu-154M.
A former Yakutia Tupolev Tu-154M.

Current fleet

The Yakutia Airlines fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of July 2022):[6]

Yakutia Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737-700 2 148 148
Boeing 737-800 2 4 168 172[7]
Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 4 50 50
Irkut MC-21-300 5[8] TBA
Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B 2 8 85 93
Sukhoi Superjet 100-95LR 3 103 103
Total 13 5

Fleet development

At the 2019 MAKS Air Show at Zhukovsky International Airport, Moscow Yakutia Airlines signed a tentative agreement for 5 Irkut MC-21 aircraft. Delivery of the new aircraft was originally expected to be in the second half of 2021.[9]

Former fleet

Aircraft Fleet Year Introduced Year Retired Notes
Antonov An-24[10] 6 Un­known Un­known
Antonov An-26 Un­known 2002 2012 Cargo aircraft
Antonov An-140-100 4 2010 2015 All aircraft are currently stored
Boeing 737-300[10] 1 Un­known Un­known
Boeing 757-200APF 1 2011 2015
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400[10] 1 Un­known Un­known
Tupolev Tu-154M Un­known 2002 2014

Accidents and incidents

References

  1. ^ a b About Yakutia Airlines AirRussia.us, 2015
  2. ^ "About Us." Yakutia Air Company. Retrieved on 18 July 2010. "JSC "Air Company Yakutia" Address: 9, Bykovsky st., Yakutsk, Russia, 677014." Russian address: "Contact Us." "АО «Авиакомпания «Якутия» Адрес: Республика Саха (Якутия), 677014, г. Якутск, ул. Быковского, 9"
  3. ^ "Yakutia Airlines – Air Russia". airrussia.us. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  4. ^ (in Russian) Polet-Sirena
  5. ^ (in Russian) Sirena-Yakutia
  6. ^ "Yakutia Airlines fleet details and history". Planespotters.net. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  7. ^ "Yakutia Airlines introduces lie-flat sleeper seats on domestic flights". rusaviainsider.com. 31 May 2019.
  8. ^ "UAC goes "all in" and signs agreements for 20 MC-21s at MAKS". aerotime.aero. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  9. ^ "MC-21 Scores New Orders". Airliner World. October 2019: 17.
  10. ^ a b c "Авиакомпания Якутия". www.yakutia.aero. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  11. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Yakutia AN24 at Yakutsk on Feb 4th 2010, rejected takeoff, presumably early gear retraction". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 4 February 2010.
  12. ^ "Yakutia Superjet damaged in Yakutsk landing excursion". flightglobal.com. 10 October 2018.
  13. ^ "Четыре пассажира рейса «Улан-Удэ-Якутск» обратились в больницу". arigus.ru. 10 October 2018.
  14. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident Sukhoi Superjet 100-95B RA-89011 Yakutsk Airport (YKS)". aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 17 May 2019.

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