Abakan-Avia

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Abakan-Avia
Абакан-Авиа
Abakan-Avia.jpg
IATA
4R
ICAO
ABG
Callsign
ABAKAN-AVIA
Founded 1992
Hubs Abakan Airport
Fleet size 16 (november 2012)
Headquarters Abakan, Russia
Ilyushin IL-76T

JSC "Abakan-Avia" (Russian: ЗАО «Авиакомпания «Абакан-Авиа») is an national airline of Khakassia based in Abakan, Russia. It operates cargo trunk services within Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, as well as relief flights for the United Nations. Its main bases are Abakan Airport (ABA) and El Obeid Airport, Sudan.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1992 and started operations in 1993. It was established from a former Aeroflot unit, and started domestic cargo flights in 1993 and international flights in 1994. Sobol acquired a 70% share in 1999. It has 76 employees (at March 2007).[1] In 2002 a proposed merger with RusAir failed. In July 2014 it was purchased by Russian tour operator Coral Travel and renamed to Royal Flight Airlines on 11 July 2014.[2]

Fleet[edit]

As of November 2012 the Abakan Avia fleet includes:[3]

Abakan-Avia Fleet
Aircraft Total Notes
Ilyushin Il-76T 3
Ilyushin Il-76TD 2
Mil Mi-26T 3
Mil Mi-8T/MTV 7
Eurocopter AS-350B3 1
Total 16


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 44. 
  2. ^ "О компании / Royal Flight". Royal Flight airlines. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Endres 2010, p. 6

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