Ak Bars Aero

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Ak Bars Aero
Ак Барс Аэро
Ak Bars Aero eng logo.jpg
IATA
2B
ICAO
BGM
Callsign
BUGAVIA
Founded 2010
Hubs Bugulma Airport
Secondary hubs Kazan International Airport
Fleet size 16 (+12 orders)
Destinations 10
Parent company Ak Bars Holdings
Headquarters Bugulma Airport
Bugulma, Russia
Website akbarsaero.ru

OJSC Ak Bars Aero (Russian: ОАО «Ак Барс Аэро»), formerly OJSC Bugulma Air Enterprise (Russian: ОАО «Бугульминское авиапредприятие»), is an airline with its head office on the property of Bugulma Airport in Bugulma, Russia.[1] It operates regional scheduled and charter passenger services. Its main base is Bugulma Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was formerly part of Tatarstan Airlines and the Aeroflot Bugulma Division.[2]

Destinations[edit]

As of February 2014, AK Bars Aero operates at following destinations:[3]

International destinations[edit]

 Azerbaijan

Domestic destinations[edit]

Astrakhan Oblast Astrakhan Oblast
Bashkortostan Bashkortostan
Belgorod Oblast Belgorod Oblast
Chuvashia Chuvashia
Chelyabinsk Oblast Chelyabinsk Oblast
 Crimea
Krasnodar Krai Krasnodar Krai
Kaliningrad Oblast Kaliningrad Oblast
Kirov Oblast Kirov Oblast
Kursk Oblast Kursk Oblast
Mari El Mari El
Mordovia Mordovia
Moscow Moscow / Moscow Oblast Moscow Oblast
Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Nizhny Novgorod Oblast
Novosibirsk Oblast Novosibirsk Oblast
Penza Oblast Penza Oblast
Perm Krai Perm Krai
Rostov Oblast Rostov Oblast
Samara Oblast Samara Oblast
Saratov Oblast Saratov Oblast
Saint Petersburg St Petersburg / Leningrad Oblast Leningrad Oblast
Stavropol Krai Stavropol Krai
Sverdlovsk Oblast Sverdlovsk Oblast
Tatarstan Tatarstan
Tyumen Oblast Tyumen Oblast
Ulyanovsk Oblast Ulyanovsk Oblast

Fleet[edit]

The Bugulma Air Enterprise fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of December 2012)

Fixed-wing aircraft fleet[edit]

Aircraft In fleet Orders Passengers Role Notes
Bombardier CRJ200 8 12[9] 50 Scheduled/
charter
7 to be delivered until 2012-03,[9][10] others until the end of 2012[9]
Bombardier Challenger 600 1 11 VIP charter
Yakovlev Yak-40 10 11-14 VIP charter 3 more stored. Two to be updated with GPWS, others to be retired as non-compliant to current law.

Helicopter fleet[edit]

Aircraft In fleet Orders Passengers Notes
Bell 407 unknown 1[11] 6
Eurocopter EC135 1[11] TBA
Mil Mi-8 unknown 24
Robinson R44 unknown 2[11] 3[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Main." Ak Bars Aero. Retrieved on 20 November 2013. "Bugulma, Airport" (in field in bottom of page where street address would be) - Address in Russian: "г. Казань, Аэропорт"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 90. 
  3. ^ AK Bars Official timetable Updated 04.02.2014
  4. ^ "Авиакомпания "Ак Барс Аэро" начинает реализацию рейса Казань - Баку". Trend News Agency. 2 November 2012. Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "В аэропорту "Казань" открыли новый авиарейс в Курск". РосБизнесКонсалтинг. 22 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Магасумова, Роза (3 September 2013). "Аэропорт "Нижний Новгород" открывает прямые рейсы на Ростов-на-Дону". БИЗНЕС-ТАСС. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Плохотниченко, Юрий (23 October 2012). ""Ак Барс Аэро" хочет открыть рейс Сочи - Ростов - Нижний Новгород". TRAVEL.RU. Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "НОВЫЕ РЕЙСЫ ИЗ САМАРЫ". АвиаПорт.Ru. 31 October 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012. 
  9. ^ a b c Aviaport digest
  10. ^ Link text, retrieved 3 February 2012.
  11. ^ a b c Aviaport digest
  12. ^ AK Bars Aero official website

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