Abakan-Avia

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Abakan-Avia
Абакан-Авиа
Abakan-Avia.jpg
IATA
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ICAO
ABG
Callsign
ABAKAN-AVIA
Founded 1992
Hubs Abakan Airport
Fleet size 5
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.

Fleet[edit]

As of November 2012 the Abakan Avia fleet includes:[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 44. 
  2. ^ Endres 2010, p. 6

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