Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise

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Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise
Alrosa airlines logo.png
IATA
6R
ICAO
DRU
Callsign
MIRNY
Founded 2000
Hubs
Fleet size 53
Destinations 11
Parent company ALROSA
Headquarters Mirny, Russia
Website http://www.alrosaair.com/

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise (Alrosa Air Company Limited) is an airline from Mirny, Russia. Its bases are at Mirny Airport and Polyarny Airport, with a focus city at Lensk Airport. The airline operates scheduled and chartered domestic flights.

History[edit]

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise was founded by the Russian mining company ALROSA (ALmazy ROssil SAkha). A sister company is the Moscow based VIP passenger charter services airline Alrosa Avia.

Destinations[edit]

Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise serves the following destinations within Russia (as of January 2013):[1]

 Crimea
Irkutsk Oblast Irkutsk Oblast
Krasnodar Krai Krasnodar Krai
Krasnoyarsk Krai Krasnoyarsk Krai
 Moscow /  Moscow Oblast
Novosibirsk Oblast Novosibirsk Oblast
 Saint Petersburg /  Leningrad Oblast
Sakha Republic Sakha-Yakutiya Republic
Sverdlovsk Oblast Sverdlovsk Oblast
 Tomsk Oblast

Fleet[edit]

An Alrosa Tu-154M
An Alrosa Il-76 in Domodedovo airport

The Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of March 2013):[3]

Aircraft Number in fleet
Mi-8 25
Mi-26 2
An-2 6
An-24 4
An-26 2
An-38-100 2
Boeing 737-700 1 (VQ-BEO, wet leased from Yakutia, used to Moscow, Novosibirsk, Krasnodar and St Petersburg from Mirny[4])
Tu-134 2
Tu-154M 7
Il-76ТД 4

The airline has plans to add Boeing 737 NG aircraft to its fleet to replace some ageing Tu-154 aircraft and is training its crew on the 737-700 wet leased from Yakutia[5]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 7 September 2010, Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Flight 514, operated by Tupolev Tu-154M RA-85684 suffered a complete in-flight electrical failure. A successful emergency landing was made at the closed Izhma Airport but the aircraft overran the overgrown runway and was substantially damaged. All 81 people on board escaped uninjured. The aircraft was on a domestic scheduled passenger flight from Polyarny Airport, Udachny to Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow.[6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Расписание". Мирнинское авиационное предприятие. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Рейс Томск - Санкт-Петербург авиакомпании "АЛРОСА"". ООО «Аэропорт ТОМСК». Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.aviapages.ru/airlines/1418/
  4. ^ http://www.ch-aviation.ch/portal/news/17230-alrosa-wet-leases-b737-700-from-yakutia-airlines
  5. ^ http://www.rough-polished.com/en/news/73639.html
  6. ^ Hradecky, Simon. "Accident: Alrosa Mirny T154 at Izhma on Sep 7th 2010, loss of electrics and landing on helicopter platform". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 7 September 2010. 
  7. ^ "Lucky Tu-154 crash landing in Komi". BarentsObserver. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "Pilots Called Heroes After Crash Landing". The Moscow Times. Archived from the original on 9 September 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2010. 

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