Air Bashkortostan

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Air Bashkortostan
Авиакомпания «Башкортостан»
Air Bashkortostan logo.png
IATA
ZU
ICAO
BBT
Callsign
AGYDAL
Founded 2006
Ceased operations 2013
Hubs Ufa Airport
Fleet size 3
Parent company VIM Airlines (74%)
Headquarters Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia
Website airbashkortostan.ru
An Ireland-registered Boeing 757–200 in Air Bashkortostan livery on short final to Domodedovo International Airport in 2007.

LLC Air Bashkortostan (Russian: ООО «Авиакомпания «Башкортостан») was an airline based in Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia. It operated scheduled flights and charters between its base at Ufa International Airport and Moscow Domodedovo Airport on flights operated by VIM Airlines with their aircraft.[1][2]

History[edit]

The airline started operations on April 10, 2006.[3] It was owned by VIM Airlines (74%) and the government of Bashkortostan (26%) and had 101 employees (at March 2007).[2]

In 2010 the airline decided to venture into aerial imaging so put into operation one Diamond DN-42 aircraft specially equipped for this purpose[4]

On 9 October 2013, Air Bashkortostan was closed down by its parent company VIM Avia ahead of the airline's fleet renewal program; its license was annulled by Rosaviatsia[5]

Fleet[edit]

The Air Bashkortostan fleet included the following aircraft (as of December 2013):[6]

Air Bashkortostan Fleet
Aircraft In fleet Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 757-200 2 220 operated by VIM Airlines, to be returned
Diamond DA42 NG 1 3 Aerial works, equipped with specialist imaging devices[4]

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